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North Dakota Oil Patch Sees Exodus of Workers

Killdeer City, N.D., Administrator Matt Oase can’t help but notice that the community’s population is not what it was six months ago, and wonder what that might mean for the 2020 census count. Apartment complexes are advertising move-in specials such …

Oklahoma Regulators Probing Oil, Gas Activity Near Site of New Quakes

Oklahoma’s oil-and-gas regulators are investigating a recent cluster of earthquakes recorded near Blanchard, about 30 miles south of downtown Oklahoma City, including three of magnitude 3.0 or higher. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced it is investigating all oil and gas …

UT Study Links Recent Texas Quakes to Oil Activity

A new study by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin concludes that human activity has been a factor in earthquakes throughout the state for nearly 100 years. The study conclusions are in a paper to be published in …