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The state of Oklahoma would rather pray for oilfields than regulate them

Sometimes items show up in my mailbox that I have a hard time believing. But the oil and gas industry often defie belief, and today’s item gave me pause.

Seems Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has issued an executive proclamation designating October 13 as Oilfield Prayer Day.

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US Geological Survey documents earthquakes caused by injection wells, and a new map of the Yellowstone caldera

A United States Geological Survey (USGS) document released last week documents an increase in earthquakes likely caused by human activity, mapping 17 seismically active pockets in eight states. The USGS map: While the document does not state the causes of … Continue reading

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