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Many of California's oil industry wastewater injection wells are near recently active fault lines, posing a risk of earthquakes that could damage crucial infrastructure in the state, according to a report by three environmental groups .
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A UN maritime commission has confirmed that 52,000 square kilometers in the middle of the Sea of Okhotsk in the Far East is now Russian continental shelf, opening the way for massive oil and gas exploration.
When it comes to living in California there's always the fear that a major earthquake is near.
Frac sand is actively being sought out and mined in Alberta to meet growing demand, with particular interest in abundant silica sand associated with the Paddy and time equivalent Pelican formations in Northern Alberta.
A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the sea off India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has generated dozens of theories on where it is now, from the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea, and how it vanished.
Martin Porter, of the Frack Free Glossop group, is warning that a British geological survey showed there were fossil fuels under the Edale area of the Peak District, meaning it could be targeted for fracking in the future.
The US Geological Survey is reporting another earthquake off the coast of Northern California.
A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off southern Japan early Friday injuring 17 people, reports said as officials warned residents to be alert to the danger of landslides following the tremor.
A portrait of prehistoric parenthood captured deep in the fossil record has been uncovered by an international team of scientists.
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck off the south coast of Japan, 13 kilometers north of the city Kunisaki-shi, located on the southern Kyushu Island, according to the US Geological Survey.
By simulating a geologic precursor of cell metabolism , a team of British and American scientists have taken an important step toward understanding how life arose on Earth.
Ohio officials shut down several wells after a pair of earthquakes. How much of a role does hydraulic fracturing play in the startling rise of quakes in the middle of the U.S.? The mystery over the possible connection between hydraulic fracturing and earthquakes deepened on Mar. 10, when the Ohio government ordered a halt to operations at seven oil ... (more)
The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake struck at 7:11 p.m. about 34 miles south of the community of Lone Pine, near the south end of Sequoia National Forest.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake It happened at 4:50 a.m. It was centered about eight miles east-northeast of Anthony, near the community of Freeport.