Posts Tagged ‘Oil And Gas’

Oil Drilling May Make Midwest More Vulnerable To Earthquakes

New findings on what human activities are able to trigger earthquakes, and what kinds of quakes we may be setting off In the past few years, scientists have linked an oil-and-gas industry practice, called wastewater injection, to increased earthquakes…

Are Humans Causing Seismic Activity

One study found that massive earthquakes from around the world have been triggering localized seismic events surrounding waste-fluid injection wells in the central United States. Large amounts of water are used in both hydrofracking and the more conve…

Study raises new concern about earthquakes and fracking fluids

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Powerful earthquakes thousands of miles (km) away can trigger swarms of minor quakes near wastewater-injection wells like those used in oil and gas recovery, scientists reported on Thursday, sometimes followed months later by quake…

Nigeria: Nigerian Academy of Science to Partner NEITI to Improve Oil Industry Metering System

[Premium Times]The Nigerian Academy of Science said it is ready to work with Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, to find workable solutions to the problem of reliable metering system in the oil and gas industry.

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