Disposal Wells http://kgou.org en Multiple Earthquakes Rattle Central Oklahoma http://kgou.org/post/multiple-earthquakes-rattle-central-oklahoma <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 15.9375px;">The U.S. Geological Survey says at least four earthquakes have rattled central&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>, including a 4.3-magnitude temblor near Langston.</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:47:35 +0000 Associated Press 33256 at http://kgou.org Multiple Earthquakes Rattle Central Oklahoma Town Hall Turns Testy As Oklahomans Seek Action And Answers On Earthquakes http://kgou.org/post/town-hall-turns-testy-oklahomans-seek-action-and-answers-earthquakes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oklahomans</span><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> rattled by a surge of earthquakes on Thursday packed a contentious town hall meeting in Edmond and demanded answers and action from public officials.</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:40:43 +0000 Joe Wertz 32208 at http://kgou.org Town Hall Turns Testy As Oklahomans Seek Action And Answers On Earthquakes To Get Permit In Earthquake Zone, Disposal Well Operator Agrees To Extra Monitoring http://kgou.org/post/get-permit-earthquake-zone-disposal-well-operator-agrees-extra-monitoring <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">An oil company seeking to build a&nbsp;<a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/topic/earthquakes-2/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">disposal well</a>&nbsp;in earthquake-prone Logan County has agreed to record additional pressure and volume measurements to get a permit from the state’s oil and gas regulator.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The Oklahoma Corporation Commission on Thursday voted 2-0 to approve the disposal well for Kansas-based </span>Slawson<span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> Exploration. Commissioner Dana Murphy abstained from the vote “saying she wanted to wait until more seismic data was available,”&nbsp;</span><em style="font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; line-height: inherit; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">The </em><em style="font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; line-height: inherit; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Oklahoman</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">‘s</span><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://newsok.com/injection-well-operator-in-logan-county-earthquake-zone-agrees-to-additional-monitoring/article/4864659" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">Paul Monies reports</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">:</span></p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 22:43:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 30380 at http://kgou.org To Get Permit In Earthquake Zone, Disposal Well Operator Agrees To Extra Monitoring Red Tape, Not Rules, Used To Manage Disposal Wells In Oklahoma's Earthquake Country http://kgou.org/post/red-tape-not-rules-used-manage-disposal-wells-oklahomas-earthquake-country <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">As earthquakes continue to&nbsp;</span><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2013/11/14/oklahomans-live-with-shaking-as-researchers-study-earthquake-swarm/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">shake the state</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, s Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 27429 at http://kgou.org Red Tape, Not Rules, Used To Manage Disposal Wells In Oklahoma's Earthquake Country Insurance Agents Say More Oklahomans Are Seeking Earthquake Coverage http://kgou.org/post/insurance-agents-say-more-oklahomans-are-seeking-earthquake-coverage <p></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:02:00 +0000 Logan Layden 24166 at http://kgou.org Insurance Agents Say More Oklahomans Are Seeking Earthquake Coverage Oklahoma’s Earthquake ‘Swarm’ In One Chart http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-s-earthquake-swarm-one-chart <p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:56:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 23283 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma’s Earthquake ‘Swarm’ In One Chart Earthquakes No Danger To Cushing Oil Hub, Energy Officials Say http://kgou.org/post/earthquakes-no-danger-cushing-oil-hub-energy-officials-say <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">The Cushing oil hub is crowded with hulking oil tanks, miles of pipeline and countless pumps, compressors and other equipment used to ferry around the roughly 80 million barrels of crude stored there.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:29:18 +0000 Joe Wertz 21727 at http://kgou.org Earthquakes No Danger To Cushing Oil Hub, Energy Officials Say Oklahoma No. 2 For Earthquakes In Recent Years, Analysis Shows http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-no-2-earthquakes-recent-years-analysis-shows <p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 20:49:52 +0000 Joe Wertz 18314 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma No. 2 For Earthquakes In Recent Years, Analysis Shows To Get Data On Disposal Well Earthquakes, State Might Create One http://kgou.org/post/get-data-disposal-well-earthquakes-state-might-create-one <p></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:22:07 +0000 Joe Wertz 17583 at http://kgou.org To Get Data On Disposal Well Earthquakes, State Might Create One Five Things Oklahomans Need To Know About Earthquake Insurance http://kgou.org/post/five-things-oklahomans-need-know-about-earthquake-insurance <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey recently warned that the ongoing earthquake swarm in central-Oklahoma </span><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">is&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3710" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">likely</a><a href="http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3710" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;"> to continue, could get worse, and might be linked to wells</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">&nbsp;oil and gas companies use to store drilling waste-fluid deep underground.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">In response,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=157&amp;article_id=12955" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak advised Oklahomans to buy earthquake insurance</a>.</p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 19:38:45 +0000 Joe Wertz 17430 at http://kgou.org Five Things Oklahomans Need To Know About Earthquake Insurance