earthquakes 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 Texas Earthquakes: New Study Reveals Extraction is a Big Cause http://hppr.org/post/texas-earthquakes-new-study-reveals-extraction-big-cause <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A new study from the University of Texas shows the recent cluster of earthquakes are mostly caused by oil and gas extraction reported <strong><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2013/08/27/new-study-finds-another-link-between-drilling-and-earthquakes/">State Impact Texas</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cliff </span>Frohlich<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the Associate Director at UT’s Institute for Geophysics and lead author of the study.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 20931 at http://hppr.org Texas Earthquakes: New Study Reveals Extraction is a Big Cause