Okla. governor forms committee on oil-related quakes, but critics want action
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has appointed a committee to study the string of earthquakes, which researchers have linked to oil and gas activity, that has rattled the state.
Shaking from drilling-linked quakes more confined
The shaking from man-made earthquakes linked to oil and gas drilling activities is more concentrated and confined than natural earthquakes, according to a study released yesterday.
Texas looking for compromise on fracking-earthquake rules
The Texas oil and gas industry yesterday signaled its openness to proposed state rules that would allow disposal wells to be shut down if they're suspected of causing earthquakes.