BY ADAM WILMOTH Energy Editorawilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015
A resident of Prague is seeking damages after she was injured in her home by a 2011 earthquake that was magnitude 5.6 and caused widespread damage. The Oklahoma Supreme Court reversed a lower-court ruling, saying Cynthia Ferrell's case could continue in Lincoln County District Court.
By Brianna Bailey Business Writer Bbailey@Oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015
Continental Resources Chairman and CEO Harold Hamm is seeking more than $75,000 in damages over a Facebook post that accused him of trying to “squelch” science examining links between Oklahoma’s energy industry and earthquakes. Hamm filed a defamation lawsuit against oilman Mickey Thompson.
BY RANDY KREHBIEL, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015
A Washington, D.C., reporter who questioned the integrity of the University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Geological Survey in a story last week said Monday that he stands by his reporting.
In a story published Sunday in the Tulsa World, OU President David Boren said it is “a bald-faced lie and...
A series of earthquakes shook many Oklahoma residents awake late Thursday night and early Friday morning, News 9 reports.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, at least seven earthquakes have been reported in the Edmond, Guthrie area overnight. The first, a 3.6 magnitude, was recorded at...
Energy and Environment News has another story about Continental Resources Inc. founder Harold Hamm and earthquake research at the Oklahoma Geological Survey, which is housed at the University of Oklahoma. From the story:
University of Oklahoma officials were seeking a $25 million donation from...
BY COREY JONES, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, Jun 22, 2015
The ground is trembling underneath the feet of Oklahomans at a record pace this year and by a wide margin, but the jury remains out on whether recent mitigation measures on injection wells will curtail the troubling trend.
Through April 2015, the seismically active region centered in Oklahoma...
By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@Oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015
Higher volumes of wastewater injection from oil and gas activities in parts of Oklahoma are correlated with an increase in earthquakes in the past five years, according to research published Thursday.
Stanford University researchers F. Rall Walsh III and Mark D. Zoback looked at saltwater...