Since the drilling boom began in the Eagle Ford Shale, scientists have recorded a steady up-tick in earthquakes in South Texas. In a KENS-TV report, Seismologist, Cliff Frohlich, explains that there could be a link between South Texas quakes and disposal and injection wells.
- South Texas residents concerned about earthquakes and connection to oil production
- Difficult to determine distinction between man-made and naturally occurring earthquakes
- Increase in earthquake activity since drilling boom began in Eagle Ford
- Earthquakes could be linked to disposal and injection wells