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Pipeline giant sues Railroad Commission, alleging lax oversight of natural gas flaring

A subsidiary of Tulsa-based Williams Cos. is suing Texas' oil and gas regulatory agency after it approved a request from Dallas-based Exco Operating Co. to burn off natural gas from wells in South Texas while they were hooked up to Williams' pipeline system.

Sign indicating the presence of poison gas in Pecos County, Texas.

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