Texas Railroad Commission
The new seismologist for the Railroad Commission of Texas hopes to know within a year what’s causing hundreds of earthquakes in Parker and Tarrant counties.
Many people who live around Azle think oil and gas water injection wells are causing the ongoing series of small earthquakes in their area..Dr. Heather DeShon with SMU says they don’t have an answer yet.
Dozens of North Texas residents were in Austin Tuesday, urging the Texas Railroad Commission to take action after a swarm of earthquakes.
Frustrated with the dozens of minor earthquakes in their community, a group of about 50 residents from Azle are heading to Austin on Tuesday to meet with state officials.
Dozens of Azle residents are planning a trip to the state capitol to send a message to the Texas Railroad Commission.
The Texas agency that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry says it’s opened a new investigation of allegations that methane is contaminating North Texas water.
North Texas has had another minor earthquake — 3.1 magnitude — in an area where concerns about unexplained quakes led a state regulatory agency to hire a seismologist.
In a preliminary findings into the house explosion, the Texas Railroad Commission cites an Atmos Energy equipment failure as the cause of the house explosion.
The Texas Railroad Commissioner is scheduled to address residents concerns at Azle High school in a town hall meeting. Some longtime Reno residents say it’s about time.
Texas has reported it produced oil at a record rate in September, more than doubling the rate of less than three years ago.
Geophysicists at the U.S. Geological Survey say the earthquakes so far are not strong enough to cause significant structural damage, but scientists say there’s no way to know if a stronger one will follow.
State Rep. Stefani Carter released a statement on Monday saying that she will run for a seat on the commission responsible regulating the oil and gas industry in Texas.