Barnett Shale

Texas Petro Index Up Again in January

The Texas Petro Index (TPI), a barometer of oil/natural gas upstream industry health in the Lone Star state, charted its second consecutive increase in January, a sign that growth and recovery have begun.

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Unitization Bill Introduced in Texas

A Texas state lawmaker has filed a bill that would "update" the Lone Star State's unitization procedures -- what some call forced pooling -- and bring them in line with those in other top oil-producing states. Read More