People! All of the above was sarcasm. Surely you know me better than that by now. Actually a little more than 25% of the wells had high levels of benzene. You have to read the whole post. =)
Devon was mentioned several times in http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/assets/public/implementation/barnett_shale/2010.01.27-BarnettShaleMonitoringReport.pdf. This in Wise County:
From Mike Lee’s excellent report in the Star-Telegram:
State: 1 in 5 gas well sites emits too much benzene
Benzene levels exceeded the recommended safe levels at 21 of 94 sites, the agency said.