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.
The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled North Texas Thursday evening.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.7-magnitude earthquake rattled North Texas Monday.
The USGS confirms two earthquakes rattled North Texas on Sunday.
Just as new scientific reports are reinforcing links between fracking and earthquakes, Texas legislators are moving to limit cities’ control over oil and gas drilling in their communities.
More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
The state's official seismologist has no plans for immediate action following a report that says gas drilling and wastewater injection most likely caused a swarm of earthquakes in North Texas.
With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and waste water injection.
A total of five earthquakes were confirmed by the U.S. Geological Survey to have hit North Texas in a single day last week.