The man-made quakes jolted once stable regions in eight states, including parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas, according to researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey.
In 84 days from November 2013 to January 2014, the area around Azle, Texas, shook with 27 magnitude 2 or greater earthquakes, while scientists at Southern Methodist University and the U.S. Geological Survey monitored the shaking. More »
Investors are pouring capital and corporate debt into oil companies because they’re more afraid of missing the upside of an oil-price recovery than making a bad investment – a risky gamble, a private equity fund manager said Tuesday. More »
Though the industry expects operational and construction costs for oil-production projects to fall up to 40 percent this year, prices for tools and services probably won’t crumple that much, a panel of energy experts said Tuesday. More »
Severe weather is the leading cause of power disruptions, costing the U.S. economy from $18 billion to $33 billion a year, and climate change will only make it worse, a White House review on energy infrastructure concludes. More »
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