Milestone Environmental Services LLC has expanded its energy waste sequestration and cleanup efforts in the northern Delaware formation of the Permian Basin, with the opening of its first New Mexico-based liquid oilfield waste facility. “American oil and gas is critical to powering the nation and the world, and Milestone is committed to cleaning up energy…
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Oklahoma Shutters Injection Well, Limits Disposal in Two Counties After Seismic Activity
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) on Thursday ordered an oil and natural gas wastewater injection well shut down in Kingfisher County in response to overnight earthquake activity.
Ohio Legislation Seeks More Funds for Communities With Injection Wells
Two Democratic lawmakers from Northeast Ohio have introduced a bill that would see the communities they represent and others where injection wells are located receive more of the fees collected to dispose of oil and gas waste.
USGS: Ground Shook Less in Oklahoma Last Year, But Hazards Remain
Seismic activity thought to be caused by human actions — mainly drilling wastewater injection — declined in Oklahoma last year, possibly because of limits placed on disposal wells, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said Wednesday.
Oklahoma Quakes Lead to Largest-Ever Drilling Wastewater Cutback in Arbuckle Formation
Oklahoma regulators on Tuesday implemented the largest volume reduction plan yet for oil and natural gas disposal wells in the Arbuckle formation in the western part of the state, which covers 5,281 square miles and 245 disposal wells. Meanwhile, the Sierra Club is suing Chesapeake Energy Corp., Devon Energy Corp. and New Dominion LLC for triggering quake activity in Oklahoma and Kansas.
Oklahoma Waste Injection Cutback Stymies Producing Wells, Operator Says
A technical conference is to be held with Oklahoma Corporation Commission staff and Tulsa-based Marjo Operating Co. Inc., which is contesting the commission’s curtailment last summer of wastewater injections into disposal wells.