Most of the time these days, I focus on your troubles. This post is about my troubles. Here is what's happening in my world.I might have mentioned Braden Exploration a time or two on this blog. I have to admit that they have clean up their operations … [Read more...]
Really Braden Exploration? Really?
You come to our playground in Wise County, sling sewage all over our backyard, stick your slimy hose in our creek, belch your putrid vapor into our air and you want to talk to me about principles?Anonymous said...It sure is interesting how you … [Read more...]
The Barnett Shale Sludge Pit in Your Backyard.
Yesterday, Carrizo Oil & Gas dumped 3 tanker truckloads of “black, kerosene smelling fluid in the sludge pit, an unlined sludge pit!” The sludge pit is right behind Jana DeGrand’s and Jennifer Cole’s houses.Last week, I spoke with the V.P. of … [Read more...]
Update: Hosed by Braden Exploration?
Last night at the local Mexican Food joint, I ran into the fireman who answered the call last Sunday. He said that this week he caught Braden dumping drilling mud into the pit that they told him last Sunday was fresh water. Braden said they were … [Read more...]
Texas Railroad Commission Investigation Results: Hey, Braden Exploration! Are you illegally dumping drilling waste in Wise County?
Yesterday I received the results from Texas Railroad Commission’s investigation of the Hosed by Braden incident. Full report HERE.An abbreviated version of the findings:Braden claims they used the 3” polypipe/hose to pump unused “frac-water” from the … [Read more...]
Hey, Braden Exploration! Are you illegally dumping drilling waste in Wise County?
With great interest I’ve watched the drilling going on around me hoping that all would go well and the producer would take care and follow the rules, such as they are. For weeks, I noticed the black hose that meanders along the side of FM 730. It … [Read more...]
Another Drilling Accident in the Barnett Shale
At noon today I drove by the Braden Exploration well site on FM 730 just north of Denton Creek and saw emergency vehicles with lights flashing. The Wise County Messenger news room said an oilfield worker was hit in the face with some pipe. He was … [Read more...]
More Barnett Shale Sludge Pit Pollution Pictures
This is the same sludge pond I posted about HERE This is also posted on Texas Kaos where you can see a much larger version of the pictures. It still has a strong stench of sewage from where the drilling company dumped their sewage. It also has … [Read more...]
PIctures of Barnett Shale Pollution in Wise County
The following are a few pictures I took at about 5:00 PM, Sunday, 7/6/08. Click on the pictures for a larger version.This is a drilling site less than a mile from me. The drilling was finished a couple of days ago and the rig was moved. This site is … [Read more...]