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Texas gas companies face fines up to $1 million for failing to prepare for extreme weather

Critics are skeptical about whether the new rules by the Railroad Commission will prevent another catastrophe like the power grid disaster in February 2021.

A well owned by Ovintiv produces gas and oil in Midland on Dec 8, 2021. The black tarps on the tanks are part of Ovintiv's weatherization of their systems.

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