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

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

Dave Fehling

Energy and Environment Reporter

Based in the world's energy capital, broadcast and digital journalist Dave Fehling is heard on public radio stations in Houston and throughout Texas, reporting on the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. After nearly three decades in television that included reporting for CBS News, Fehling joined...

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