Does Fracking ‘Steal’ Oil & Gas From Neighbors?

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

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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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