By Don Mason, Fuel Fix The 2014 edition of the popular Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary says the shortened form of “hydraulic fracturing” is “fracking,” and the verb is “frack.” The dictionary publisher, part of the Encyclopaedia Britannica Co., said Monday that the word is among more than 150 new ones in its latest edition. Hydraulic fracturing […]
More than two dozen environmental groups are looking to enlist former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in their fight against the Keystone XL pipeline, pressuring the potential presidential candidate to come out against the project before she makes any bid for the White House.
As major shale plays fuel the nation’s energy production, some aspects of Texas banking are starting to echo the overzealous oil and gas lending of the past, says David Zalman, chairman and CEO of Houston-based Prosperity Bancshares.
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