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Learn More About Barnett Shale Gas Production in North Texas

The following web sites will help you learn more about the Barnett Shale and gas well drilling in North Texas

If you're new to the "oil and gas biz" and you're not sure what all the fuss is about, here is a video I found that is the best thing I've seen, short of a trip to an actual rig, to educate you on what's happening in the Barnett Shale here in North Texas. It's a 3-D animation from Harding Company.

When you get to the page click on the Video link at the bottom to go to the movie or you can click around on the still diagrams that depict three phases of the drilling process.

Please allow plenty of time for the site to load. It may take several minutes depending on your Internet connection speed.

3D Interactive Oil Rig

I'd like to extend my personal thanks to the Harding Company for making this resource available.

Star Telegram Barnett Shale Blog - Helping North Texans stay informed of what's happening with oil and gas development in our area.

Barnett Shale Energy Education Council - The Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC) is a community resource that provides information to the public about gas drilling and production in the Barnett Shale region in North Texas.

The following video outlines the benefits of the Barnett Shale gas play to the economy of the Metroplex:

North Richland Hills City Web Site- Look for the "Gas Drilling and Production link under City Hall Buzz on the right hand side. There is a PDF document that has recently been updated.

Railroad Commission of Texas Web Site - The Railroad Commission oversees all drilling and oil and gas production operations in Texas and collects royalties on behalf of the State.

Texas Land and Mineral Owners Association - The Texas Land & Mineral Owners Association is a statewide advocacy association whose members are farmers, ranchers, and royalty owners.

Euless Neighborhood Group - "This website was created to help our neighborhood stay informed of the recent events occurring in the oil and gas industry and the drilling coming to our area."

Southwest Arlington Property Owners - This is a Google Group "Dedicated to getting the best deal from the oil-and-gas developers for our neighborhood."

Iron Horse Gas Lease Updates - This group is organizing a number of neighborhoods around the proposed drilling of a well south of Loop 820 between Five Star Ford and Richland Church of Christ.


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