Report: Oil extraction likely caused Eagle Ford Shale tremors

08/27/2013 | Bloomberg

Oil extraction has likely triggered a series of minor earthquakes around the Eagle Ford Shale formation in Texas, a study from Texas researchers found. The report, however, did not associate liquids injection with the seismic activity. "This issue really boils down to effective risk management and continuously improving production processes," said Steve Everley, a spokesman for Energy in Depth.

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