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Citation Label: GEN435
Publication Name: Injection Wells and Earthquakes: Quantifying the Risk
Publication Type: Report
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Author Name: Energy In Depth
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Publication Year: 2015
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Local Source File: GEN435_InjectionWellsandEarthquakesQuantifyingRisk.pdf
Annotation: Approximately 150,000 Class II Injection wells are used in connection with oil and natural gas activities across the United States. Of these wells only a very small percentage have been tangentially associated with a seismic event. This report takes an in-depth look at the wells associated with seismicity and analyzes how much of a risk they truly represent to the public.
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