Mitchell Energy

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    George P. Mitchell, Fracking Pioneer, Has Died

    George P. Mitchell, the billionaire wildcatter behind Governor Rick Perry's "Texas Miracle," died this morning at the age of 94. His legacy, you could say, is an unconventional oil and gas revolution that utterly upended the energy calculus in this country. Where we once built liquefied natural gas ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2012

    Boom or Doom?

    America’s fracking gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation.

  • News

    May 15, 1997

    A Lot of Gas

    Wildcatter Sanford Dvorin thinks he's hit the jackpot in quaint Coppell. But skeptics say no one's ever made money drilling for natural gas in Dallas County, and no one ever will.