Induced

Researchers Investigate Oil/Gas Link to Texas Quakes

Oil and gas activities are probably linked to at least 59% of induced earthquakes that rattled Texas over the past four decades, according to a report published online Wednesday by researchers with the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and Southern Methodist University (SMU).

May 18, 2016

Researchers Investigate Oil/Gas Link to Texas Quakes

Oil and gas activities are probably linked to at least 59% of induced earthquakes that rattled Texas over the past four decades, according to a report published online Wednesday by researchers with the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and Southern Methodist University (SMU).

May 18, 2016

Quake-Prone Oklahoma Tops USGS List of Riskiest Induced Seismicity States

Six states are at greatest risk for human-induced seismic activity, according to new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research, including Oklahoma and Texas, where numerous instances of modest quake activity have been blamed on drilling waste injection wells.

March 28, 2016

State Regulations Urged For Oil/Gas-Related Seismic Activity, Report Says

State regulators need to pay more attention to human activities, such as oil and natural gas development, that have the potential to cause earthquakes, according to a 150-page report released Monday by the StatesFirst Initiative.

September 30, 2015
USGS Wants More Frequent Earthquake Studies

USGS Wants More Frequent Earthquake Studies

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which has traditionally assessed seismic risks on a six-year schedule, is proposing an annual hazard model to more effectively predict earthquakes.

April 23, 2015
Natural Gas Boom Boosting Louisiana Manufacturing

Natural Gas Boom Boosting Louisiana Manufacturing

Louisiana’s economic output will grow by $30 billion between 2011 and 2019 as a result of natural gas-induced investment, according to a report by Louisiana State University’s Center for Energy Studies that details the impact of the natural gas boom on the state.

January 22, 2013

Natural Gas-Fired Manufacturing Boosts Louisiana Economy

Louisiana’s economic output will grow by $30 billion between 2011 and 2019 as a result of natural gas-induced investment, according to a report by Louisiana State University’s Center for Energy Studies that details the impact of the natural gas boom on the state.

January 18, 2013

Pennsylvania Shales Could Require 31,000 Jobs

The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania could need to fill nearly 31,000 jobs to keep up with growing shale development in the state over the next three years, according to a recent report.

August 2, 2011

Lower 48 Gas Output Bounces Back from February Lows

Natural gas production in the Lower 48 states recovered in March from the weather-induced decrease seen in the previous month (see NGI, May 9), increasing 3.8% (2.49 Bcf/d) to 68 Bcf/d from 65.51 Bcf/d in February, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) monthly natural gas report.

June 6, 2011

Lower 48 Production Bounces Back from February Lows

Production in the Lower 48 states recovered in March from the weather-induced decrease seen in the previous month (see Daily GPI, May 4), increasing 3.8% (2.49 Bcf/d) to 68 Bcf/d from 65.51 Bcf/d in February, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) monthly natural gas report.

June 1, 2011
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