injection wells http://hppr.org en Texas Oil and Gas Regulators Hiring Siesmologist to Investigate Increased Earthquake Activity http://hppr.org/post/texas-oil-and-gas-regulators-hiring-siesmologist-investigate-increased-earthquake-activity <p></p><p>The Railroad Commission of Texas recently met. &nbsp;Commissioner David Porter announced the search for a staff seismologist in response to the rash of&nbsp;small&nbsp;earthquakes that have sprung up throughout the state along with the boom in oil and gas production <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2014/01/07/amid-a-surge-of-texas-earthquakes-oil-and-gas-regulators-to-hire-a-seismologist/">reported Mose Buchele for StateImpact Texas</a>. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 06:00:04 +0000 Cindee Talley 26579 at http://hppr.org Texas Oil and Gas Regulators Hiring Siesmologist to Investigate Increased Earthquake Activity Hydraulic Fracturing Linked to Earthquakes: Oklahoma Lacks Response http://hppr.org/post/hydraulic-fracturing-linked-earthquakes-oklahoma-lacks-response <p>Injection wells are linked to earthquakes in a handful of states like: Texas, Wyoming, Arkansas, Ohio, and Colorado.&nbsp; <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2013/06/19/injection-well-earthquakes-are-worth-worrying-about-stanford-geophysicist-says/"><strong>Impact Oklahoma</strong></a> reported the largest earthquake connected to a disposal and injection well occurred on November 2011 in Prague, Oklahoma.&nbsp; However, Oklahoma has not responded with significant regulations. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 05:01:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 18961 at http://hppr.org Hydraulic Fracturing Linked to Earthquakes: Oklahoma Lacks Response