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How Texas Chases Millions in Oil & Gas Royalties and Why Some Landowners Feel Cheated

Pump jack in oilfield south of downtown Houston, Dave Fehling/StateImpact Texas
Federal regulators say they're considering making companies pay a lot more in royalties on the oil-and-gas extracted from federally-owned land. Here in Texas, land-owners earn billions from those royalties. But StateImpact Texas' Dave Fehling reports on the controversy over whether all that is owed is actually being paid.
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Dave Fehling

Energy & Environment Reporter for StateImpact

Dave Fehling is KUHF's Energy and Environment Reporter. His reporting is a part of StateImpact, a collaboration with KUT in Austin and NPR...