Showing posts with label Oklahoma. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Oklahoma. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Shale-rich Oklahoma still facing seismic test

Shale-rich Oklahoma still facing seismic test
Shale-rich Oklahoma recorded a minor tremor early Wednesday, highlighting state struggles to address geological concerns in its energy sector.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Over 30 people injured when tornados strike Oklahoma

tornados strike Oklahoma
Over 30 people injured when 3 tornados struck Tulsa, a city in northeast of Oklahoma state, according to National Weather Service Monday.

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Oklahoma Tribe Sues Oil Companies Over Earthquake Damage

The leadership of the Pawnee Nation, a Native American tribe, on Friday filed a lawsuit against multiple Oklahoma oil companies, claiming that their operations caused a recent earthquake.

Monday, November 07, 2016

5.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes US State of Oklahoma (local time: 19:44 Depth 2 km)

The quake occurred at 7:44 p.m. local time on Sunday (00:24 on Monday GMT) at a depth of 5 kilometers (about 3 miles), USGS said.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Gaz de schiste : le "mystère" du séisme dans l'Oklahoma

Le 3 septembre, l'État d'Oklahoma, dans le sud des États-Unis, a été frappé par le plus important séisme de son histoire. Un tremblement de terre causé par l'exploitation du gaz de schiste dans la région. Une thèse crédible difficile à démontrer.

Saturday, September 03, 2016

5.6 Quake Hits Oklahoma; Ties Strongest in State History (Local time: 07:02, Depth 2 km)

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Midwestern state of Oklahoma Saturday morning that was felt throughout a large part of the central United States.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Tornadoes flatten homes in US Midwest

At least seven people were injured as storms brought devastation to several Midwestern states of the US.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Largest fracking-related quake: Earthquake in Northern B.C. caused by fracking, says regulator

British Columbia's energy regulator has confirmed that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake in northeast B.C. in August of this year was caused by a nearby fracking operation.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Winter Weather, Flooding, Hammers US, At Least 14 Dead

Flood warnings remained in effect Sunday across much of the south-central United States, after a deadly storm on the nation's busiest holiday weekend covered parts of Arkansas, northern Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas with heavy rains and ice.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Stanford researchers find oil drilling behind Oklahoma's earthquakes

Geophysicists with Stanford University have found a connection between the increased oil drilling in the southern US state of Oklahoma and the spike in seismic activity in the area.For over five years, a spate of earthquakes have shaken the state, turning it into the most seismically active area in the United States.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Tornadoes Rip Across Midwestern United States

Nearly three dozen homes were destroyed Wednesday after a series of tornadoes struck the midwestern U.S. states of Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska Wednesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Prolonged Drought Plagues Oklahoma Farmers

Parts of western Texas and southwestern Oklahoma have been in drought conditions for several years running and the deficit in rainfall has taken a heavy toll on cotton and grain production...

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin said the state has suffered $2 billion in agricultural losses since 2011. There has been rain in recent weeks, but for most farmers it is too late.
Sometimes the rain falls hard now, but it was really needed several weeks ago when crops were at a critical stage of growth.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Seven earthquakes in the US state of Oklahoma over the weekend

Seven earthquakes took place within the last weekend in the central part of the US state of Oklahoma, near Oklahoma City. As reported by the US Geological Survey, the magnitude aftershocks ranged from 2.6 to 4.3.

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