Oklahoma Earthquake Prompts Shutdown Of Wastewater WellState oil and gas regulators in Oklahoma have ordered the indefinite shutdown of a disposal well after an earthquake struck nearby.
West Virginia University Researcher To Study Fracking EffectA professor has received a $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to look at how airborne particles that result from hydraulic fracturing affect human health.
Oklahoma Orders Cut In Water Injection After EarthquakesThe Oklahoma Corporation Commission has directed a wastewater disposal well to reduce its volume of injection after more than a dozen earthquakes rattled parts of the state since Friday.
Trump Administration Rescinding Rules For Oil, Gas DrillingPresident Donald Trump's administration is rescinding proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing and other oil and gas drilling practices on government lands, government officials announced Thursday.
Recent Earthquakes In Central Oklahoma Under InvestigationThe Oklahoma Corporation Commission says its Induced Seismicity Department and the Oklahoma Geological Survey are investigating several earthquakes in the central part of the state.
After Dismal 2016, Shale Gas Drillers Begin To Turn A CornerNatural gas producers drilled 397 shale wells through the first six months of 2017, more than twice the number they sank in the same period last year.
Texas Court Throws Out $3 Million Case Against Drilling CompanyA Texas appeals court has reversed a $3 million verdict fracking opponents had hailed as a landmark case against natural gas production.
New EPA Report: Fracking "Can Impact Drinking Water Resources"An EPA report about fracking is reigniting fears over the extraction of oil and gas from rock below the earth.
Residents File Lawsuit Over November Earthquake In OklahomaFive companies are being sued over a magnitude 5.0 earthquake in a central city in Oklahoma.
OPEC Cuts Will Have A Muted Effect On ConsumersOPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual.
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.