Tag: Induced Seismicity

What you need to know about fracking, seismicity in Pennsylvania

What you need to know about fracking, seismicity in Pennsylvania

This is only time in Pennsylvania’s history that oil and gas operations have been correlated with seismic activity By Nicole Jacobs, EnergyInDepth Earthquakes are not something typically discussed in Pennsylvania, as there have only been a handful of felt events in the history of the state. That’s not to say earthquakes don’t occur — just […]

By February 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sierra Club files law suit against oil producers over Oklahoma earthquakes

Sierra Club files law suit against oil producers over Oklahoma earthquakes

Regulator orders operators to reduce injections by 500,000 b/d of wastewater over 5,200 sq. miles of NW Oklahoma The Sierra Club and Public Justice filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against three Oklahoma oil producers on the same day the state introduced a plan it hopes will reduce earthquakes associated with waste water injection wells. The law suit alleges that production […]

By February 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →