Hydraulic fracturing and induced seismicity in Kansas

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2013

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For some time the public has asked questions about seismic activity related to hydraulic fracturing and other oil-field related activities. In particular, there is concern that the energy that goes into the subsurface during hydraulic fracturing is sufficient to cause felt earthquakes. The following is a response to those questions.

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  • Information

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  • critical issues, database publication, earthquake, hydraulic fracturing, kansas