Regulator Responding to Risk of Injection Well Earthquakes With Suggestions, Not Rules or Laws
Filed by KOSU News in State Impact.
September 13, 2013
Geophysicists have linked Oklahoma’s largest earthquake to an injection well used by the oil and gas industry, and there is growing concern among many seismologists that underground disposal of oilfield waste fluid can trigger quakes or make it easier for faults to slip. Wastewater disposal wells have been linked to quakes in a half-dozen other [...]
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