The more oil and gas companies pump their saltwater waste into the ground, and the faster they do it, the more they have triggered earthquakes in the central United States, a massive new study found.
Texas oil and gas regulators say there is no evidence that a record 4.0 earthquake last month in the northern part of the state was caused by injecting oilfield waste into underground wells.
Breaking news from NBC 5. The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake rattled North Texas early Monday afternoon.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake rattled North Texas Saturday morning.
Operators of five North Texas injection wells will be required to conduct testing following a 4.0 magnitude earthquake Thursday evening in rural Johnson County, the Railroad Commission of Texas says.
A remote area of North Texas has experienced an earthquake that was unusually strong for the region. A Shell Gas Station in Venus captured the quake on surveillance video.