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Oklahoma regulator issues new directive to curb quakes

Oklahoma regulator issues new directive to curb quakes

Oklahoma regulator limits future increases in underground wastewater disposal By Liz Hampton HOUSTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) – The Oklahoma¬†oil and gas regulator on Friday issued a wider directive limiting future increases in wastewater disposal underground in another effort to address a rash of temblors that have occurred amid the shale boom. The guidelines include wells […]

By February 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Oklahoma earthquakes prompt agency to order well cutbacks

Oklahoma earthquakes prompt agency to order well cutbacks

The number of¬†Oklahoma earthquakes has skyrocketed to over 900 in 2015 OKLAHOMA CITY _Oklahoma oil-and-gas regulators on Tuesday issued their most far-reaching directive yet in response to a surge in earthquakes by asking the operators of nearly 250 injection wells to reduce the amount of wastewater they inject underground by 40 per cent. The Oklahoma […]

By February 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →