Oklahoma Earthquake Was Largest Linked to Injection Wells, New Study Suggests

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Wed March 27, 2013

Oklahoma Earthquake Was Largest Linked to Injection Wells, New Study Suggests

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Katie Keranen’s findings, published Tuesday in the geoscience journal Geology, adds to a growing chorus of scientific evidence suggesting that injection and disposal wells are likely causing an uptick of earthquakes in the continental United States.
A University of Oklahoma seismologist's research, released today, provides further evidence that Oklahoma's largest-recorded earthquake was triggered by injection wells used by the oil and gas industry.