Energy Science

How Fracking Can Cause Earthquakes

How Fracking Can Cause Earthquakes It’s generally believed that hydraulic fracturing is behind the recent spate of earthquakes in regions not usually associated with seismic activity, but the underlying processes are still poorly understood. New research from Canada strengthens the link between the two, showing how the controversial practice can Read more…

Oklahoma Rocked By Another Earthquake
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Oklahoma Rocked By Another Earthquake

Oklahoma Rocked By Another Earthquake A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattled the Oklahoma town of Cushing last night, damaging several buildings and threatening one of the world’s largest oil terminals. Earthquakes have become a disturbingly frequent phenomenon in the region, with all signs pointing to the practice of disposing oil and gas Read more…