StateImpact, in collaboration with NPR and KUT Austin

Does Fracking 'Steal' Oil & Gas From Neighbors?

Dave Fehling

Oilfield in Houston
Some see it as stealing. Others say it's just how business is done in Texas. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling has been investigating how Texas determines who owns the oil and gas that comes from deep underground. He begins with what happened in South Texas.
I know that when we bought the house we actually owned the minerals under our land. ”

—Ranjana Bhandari, small landowner in Arlington, Texas

Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

Bio photo of Dave Fehling

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...