STATES: Texas law sets up fund to repair drilling-battered roads Nathanial Gronewold, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 HOUSTON -- Texas' shale oil and gas boom zones soon will get state relief for their beaten-up back roads and highways. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.