Science Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Texas residents seek answers on quakes, drilling

Date:
June 26, 2014
Source:
AP / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
Barbara Brown points to cracks in her foundation and masonry, damage caused by an outbreak of tremors in her hometown. She says the quakes are not a matter of chance, but the result of waste water wells drilled by oil and gas companies. (June 26) Video provided by AP


Related Videos

last updated on 2015-02-01 at 8:47 pm EST

The Netherlands: Shaken Up

The Netherlands: Shaken Up

Deutsche Welle (June 19, 2013) — No other land in Europe produces as much natural gas as the Netherlands. But this has come at a price for the people who live there. Drilling is causing more and more earthquakes - and stronger ones too.People in Groningen - a densely populated area in the northern Netherlands - live directly above Europe's biggest natural gas field. They've got used to the odd rumble or two, but this year alone 20 earthquakes have shaken the region. Now The Dutch Oil Company (NAM) has announced it wants to increase its rate of gas extraction. Thus far, the quakes have been relatively low in magnitude, but scientists warn this is likely to change. Angry homeowners, complaining of cracked walls and roofs, are demanding the plans be reconsidered.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Asia Live: Fukushima Leaks Spell Slim Pickings for Fishermen

Asia Live: Fukushima Leaks Spell Slim Pickings for Fishermen

France 24 (Sep. 3, 2013) — Legendary Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki announces his retirement. Plus, Japan holds a giant earthquake simulation to prepare for impending future quakes. Finally Japanese fishermen in the area surrounding the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant struggle to make ends meet after it emerged that hundreds of tons of contaminated water had leaked into the sea.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Seattle Stadium Used for Earthquake Research

Seattle Stadium Used for Earthquake Research

AP (Jan. 9, 2015) — The jumps, stomps and roars of fans cheering on the Seattle Seahawks have been known to shake the ground. Now scientists will use expected fan quakes during Saturday's playoff game to experiment with an early warning earthquake system. (Jan. 8) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com
Mississippi Town Waits for Oil Jackpot

Mississippi Town Waits for Oil Jackpot

AP (Feb. 27, 2014) — 2014 could bring a big oil drilling jump to Mississippi and Louisiana. Oil companies are hoping to hit the jackpot with the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale formation, which could hold 7 billion barrels. Local residents are already feeling the impact. (Feb. 27) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com

Related Stories


Share This



Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins