Finding Oil In Texas Is Easy, Just Look On The Ground

There's a lot of drilling going on in Texas for oil and gas. So much, that Texas is a big reason why the United States is now producing more oil than it imports. But it all begins with what in the oil business is the most fundamental of challenges: finding the right place to drill, a place to hit "black gold", not a "dry hole." StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling has more.

Very small concentrations, yet they’re significant as far as providing clues as to the location of oil and gas.”

—Deet Schumacher

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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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