Magnitude 4.0 Quake, 2 Smaller Temblors Rattle OklahomaThe U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.0 earthquake and two smaller temblors have struck Oklahoma.
OK Oil & Gas Company Wants Waste Disposal Well Next To Lake ArlingtonDisposal wells are currently banned in Arlington and Fort Worth, and both cities have submitted a letter of protest together to the state.
Residents File Lawsuit Over November Earthquake In OklahomaFive companies are being sued over a magnitude 5.0 earthquake in a central city in Oklahoma.
Top Texas Official Says Injection Wells Can Cause QuakesA top Texas official says it's "possible" oil and gas wastewater being injected deep underground can cause earthquakes.
Quake Near Oklahoma Oil Hub Prompts Infrastructure ConcernsAn earthquake centered near one of the world's key oil hubs brought down building facades and shattered windows, triggering fears the temblor may have damaged key infrastructure and rendered century-old buildings unsafe.
Northern Oklahoma Rocked By 4.3 Magnitude EarthquakeOfficials with the U.S. Geological Survey say a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck extreme northern Oklahoma late Monday and was widely felt throughout parts of Kansas.
3.5-Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Oklahoma CityThe Oklahoma City metropolitan area was rattled by an earthquake early Tuesday morning, but there are no reports of damage or injuries.
Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Shakes California Desert AreaA moderate earthquake hit the Palm Springs area early Friday and was felt across parts of Southern California, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
Earthquake Risk Increases, Especially In OklahomaFederal scientists said that the chance of damaging earthquakes hitting east of the Rockies has increased significantly, much of it a man-made byproduct of drilling for energy. Oklahoma now has a 1 in 8 chance of damaging quakes in 2016.
Texas Oil & Gas Regulators Keep Close Ties To IndustryThe cozy relationship between state oil and gas regulators and the industry they monitor is typified by a revolving door of officials who leave the Texas Railroad Commission to lobby for energy companies, including several who recently departed and made six-figure salaries working the Capitol hallways last year.
New Study Underway To Examine Texas Earthquake IncreaseA program to study the recent increase in earthquakes in Texas is getting underway. The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program is being overseen by the University of Texas and bankrolled with $4.5 million.
3 Quakes Of Magnitude 4.0 Or More Hit Northwest OklahomaThree earthquakes capable of causing moderate damage have been recorded in northwestern Oklahoma.