Fracking and its possible harm to the environment is currently being studied and last year, the Oklahoma Geological Survey team had some reports that were critical of those who use the method. According to Bloomberg, billionaire oil tycoon, Harold Hamm, told the dean of the University of Oklahoma’s Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy, Larry […]
Is there a link between fracking and earthquakes?
Over the last few years, Oklahoma has experienced an insane uptick in earthquakes. The count went from just a couple per year back in the mid-2000s to over a thousand in 2010. Those numbers grew alongside a boom in the state’s natural gas drilling industry. There is now a heap of peer-reviewed research finding that […]