Media Coverage


July 2019
7/8/2019 Balcones fault line dead, but UT monitoring others Fox 7 Austin; KDFW-TV Online
7/23/2019 New Map Outlines Seismic Faults Across DFW Region SMU Research; Bright Surf;  EurekAlert; WebNews Academic
7/23/2019 Many Dallas-Fort Worth Area Faults Have the Potential to Host Earthquakes, New Study Finds UT News; Stanford Report; States News Service; Targeted News Service; Mirage News Australia; Scienmag; Bioengineer; EurekAlert; ENN (Environmental News Network); Bright Surf;  Health medicine Network; NewsCaf;  ScienceDaily;; POST Online Media; PreventionWeb; PressReleasePoint
7/24/2019 New Study Finds Faults Under North Texas Are Sensitive to Earthquakes NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth; KXAS-TV Online; 
7/24/2019 New Map Reveals More than 250 Fault Lines in Dallas-Fort Worth Area, Illustrating Potential Earthquake Risk The Weather Channel
7/25/2019 A Dallas Quake? New Mapping Outlines 251 Faults Across DFW Region Homeland Security Today
7/25/2019 Wastewater injection can make faults twice as likely to fail, quake study says  Dallas Morning News
7/26/2019 News Roundup: Researchers Map North Texas Fault Lines Vulnerable To Oil and Gas Drilling Texas Standard
7/30/2019 Wastewater injection could trigger earthquakes along a Texas fault system, UT researchers find KXAN-TV
June 2019
6/29/2019 ‘Energy sprawl’ threatens Texas’ wide-open spaces Houston Chronicle
February 2019
2/22/2019 Understanding the West Texas Earthquake Problem UT News
2/25/2019 Earthquake monitoring is important to the Permian Basin Midland Reporter-Telegram
December 2018
12/14/2018 Researchers study Permian for answers on injection-induced earthquakes Midland Reporter-Telegram; San Antonio Express-News
12/27/2018 Nature Notes - Faulting and Fracking: Exploring the History of Earthquakes in West Texas Marfa Public Radio
November 2018
11/1/2018 Where water goes after fracking is tied to earthquake risk EurekAlert; Scienmag; Health Medicine Network; R&D Magazine Online; Eurasia Review; PreventionWeb; Geology Page; Manufacturing.NetPopularResistance.Org; Energy Weekly News; WebNews - English
11/2/2018 Location of Wastewater Disposal Drives Induced Seismicity Science Daily; Laboratory News
11/6/2018 UT research shows link between oil and gas water disposal and earthquakes Houston Chronicle; San Antonio Express-News; Midland Reporter-Times; Laredo Morning Times; SNL Energy Finance Daily; SNL Gas Week; SNL Daily Gas Report
11/16/2018 Studies Examine A Possible Relationship Between Fracking And Seismic Activity In Texas Texas Standard
11/19/2018 Researching Sewanee's Fascinating Subsurface The Nickajack Naturalist
October 2018
10/1/2018 Governor Abbott Appoints Eight To TexNet Technical Advisory Committee; States News Service; US Official News; Federal NewsFeed; State Capital NewsFeed; TendersInfo - News; 
10/31/2018 Where water goes after fracking is tied to earthquake risk States News Service
June 2018
6/15/2018 Rash of earthquakes prompts fear of oil boom in Balmorhea San Antonio Express-News; Houston Chronicle
May 2018
5/2/2018 String of earthquakes hit Eagle Ford's top oil-producing county  San Antonio Business Journal
5/19/2018 Earthquake northwest of Venus shakes Dallas-Fort Worth area  Dallas Morning News
May 2018
5/1/2018 ET energy symposium sees outlook, payrolls up Longview News-Journal
5/1/2018 Elected officials laud oil industry Kilgore News Herald; Tribune Content Agency - Business News
5/2/2018 String of earthquakes hit Eagle Ford's top oil-producing county  San Antonio Business Journal
5/4/2018 Private companies investing in Gulf as Wall Street turns its back Houston Chronicle; Oil & Gas 360
5/11/2018 Energy 2040: Oil, Gas Will Still Be In High Demand Oil and Gas Investor;  Unconventional Gas Center; E & P Online;  Peak Oil;  Pipeline and Gas Technology; 
5/11/2018 Texas Mineral Resources Highlights Round Top Lithium Potential GlobeNewswire; Market News Publishing; Newstex Blogs; Industrial Goods Monitor Worldwide; Plus Company Updates(PCU); Stockwatch; 4-traders;  KAUZ-TV Online; SPI WORLD NEWS; WFIE-TV Online; Yahoo Finance;  WALB-TV Online; WDAM-TV Online; KVVU-TV Online; KCTV-TV Online; Euroinvestor (US); KAKE TV; Magic 106.5; Su Telemundo 20; CW 20; Arizona Republic Online; Markets Insider; KLBB-FM Online; WCSC-TV Online; Morningstar StockInvestor Online; Benzinga; KULR-TV Online; KXTQ-FM Online; Missoula - Bozeman; BIZWIREEXPRESS.COM; WECT-TV Online;  Business theantlersamerican; DMN Newswire; KITV-TV Online; KTRE-TV Online; Stock Market Summary for Today; WBOC2-TV Online; WBOC-TV Online; WNKY-TV Online;  KAIT-TV Online; numbers Marketplace;  WDFX-TV Online; WBRC-TV Online; SWX Right Now; Daily Times Leader Online; WFMJ-TV Online; WAND-TV Online; Morning News; KOLD-TV Online;  juniorminingnetwork; WDRB-TV Online; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online;  KJTV-AM Online; Post & Mail Online; WBBH-TV Online; Observer News Enterprise; Saline Courier Online; Sweetwater Reporter; Wapakoneta Daily News Online; Daily Press; Valley City Times-Record Online;;  Evening Leader Online; Ridgway Record;  Starkville Daily News Online; Punxsutawney Spirit; Pilot-News Online; Malvern Daily Record; Decatur Daily Democrat Online; Inyo Register; Spoke; Big Spring Herald Online; Buffalo News Online;  KASA-TV Online; WSIL-TV Online; KPTV-TV Online; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Online; KLCW-TV - CW Lubbock Online; Newscenter 1; WTOL-TV Online; Renewable Energy World; Telemnudo Amarillo; KFVS-TV Online; WLNE-TV Online; KFVE-TV Online; KHQ-TV Online; KOTV-TV Online; KFDA-TV Online;  KPLC-TV Online;  KSLA-TV Online; KFMB-TV Online; KTVN-TV Online; Community Post;  Financial Buzz; RFD TV; WICZ-TV; SNJ Today Online; Double T 973; Fat Pitch Financials;  Kfbb-TV - Online;  Silicon Investor;  wallstreet:online; 
5/19/2018 Earthquake northwest of Venus shakes Dallas-Fort Worth area  Dallas Morning News
5/21/2018 Global gas demand and US LNG exports YouTube
5/22/2018 Gas Technology Institute President and CEO David C Carroll, prepared testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee SEC Wire; Targeted News Service; Government Publications & Documents; CQ Congressional Testimony; CQ Magazine
5/29/2018 Amid Permian Basin ramp up, U.N. cautions against fracking getting too big, too fast Dallas Morning News;;  Denton Record-Chronicle Online; 
5/31/2018 Social impact of Mexico's energy reform is topic at Rice's Baker Institute June 7 Public News Service
December 2017
12/13/2017 The Railroad Commission remains a non-believer on ties between North Texas earthquakes and injection disposal wells Dallas Morning News
12/21/2017 This UT Austin Research Changed the World in 2017 - Tracking Texas Texas Earthquakes In Real Time UT News
November 2017
11/16/2017 Alpine puts earthquakes on the map Alpine Avalanche
11/24/2017 New State-funded Sensors are Tracking Earthquakes Across Texas Texas Tribune
11/29/2017 Why 2017's West Texas Tremor Tally Is Higher Than The Past Ten Years Combined Texas Standard
October 2017
10/25/2017 New Earthquake-Monitoring System Tracks Texas Tremors  Public News Service
10/25/2017 Texas Earthquake-Monitoring System Installation Complete
10/25/2017 Texas Has New Way to Measure Seismic Activity Amid an Epidemic of Oil-Field Linked Quakes Texas Monthly
10/25/2017 TexNet Allows Public to Track Earthquakes in Real Time  The Daily Texan
10/30/2017 Texas completes new seismic monitoring system Kallanish Energy
10/31/2017 Bureau of Economic Geology completes installation of TexNet earthquake monitoring network UT Energy Bulletin
August 2017
8/25/2017 The Eagle Ford: Down But Not Out Peak Oil News
July 2017
7/19/2017 TexNet studies causes of earthquakes across Texas KWES NewsWest 9
April 2017
4/2/2017 Texas Shaking With Many Earthquakes: Government to Use TexNet Seismic Monitoring Network The Science Times
4/6/2017 Lawmakers, scientists seek millions to study Texas earthquake data Fort Worth Star-Telegram
4/10/2017 Texas now has earthquake sensors - But will anyone be watching them?; Hays Post
4/11/2017 Texas Lawmakers Weigh Funding for Quake Monitors The Oil Daily
4/14/2017 AGI – State Responses to induced Seismicity: The Webinar Arizona Geology
4/17/2017 Texas introduces new earthquake-monitoring system The Daily Texan; U-Wire
4/26/2017 East Texas Energy Symposium set for May 1 at East Texas Oil
The Gilmer Mirror
March 2017
3/1/2017 U.S. Geological Survey predicts fewer big earthquakes Fort Worth Star-Telegram
3/2/2017 Finding places for seismometers in a land of oil and gas Houston Chronicle; Associated Press Newswires; 
3/2/2017 Risk of man-made quakes decreasing with reduced oil field disposal E & E News
3/4/2017 Texas researchers roll out earthquake monitoring system in North Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Emergency Management Online
3/18/2018 Eighth symposium draws oil-and-gas professionals to oil museum May 2 Kilgore News Herald
3/23/2017 Seismicity studies heat up as TexNet expands Midland Reporter-Times
3/23/2017 Geologist speaks about testing needed to determine cause of local earthquakes KWES-TV Midland
3/28/2017 Energy-related earthquakes to be subject of geologists' webinar FuelFix
3/30/2017 Why is Texas Shaking? UT News;
January 2017
1/3/2017 Shaky Ground Alcalde
1/19/2017 NRG Energy, JX Nippon commission $1bn Petra Nova carbon capture facility in US Texas Tribune
1/20/2017 Taxes, tech and growth boost Texas capacity Megawatt Daily
1/20/2017 World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Facility On-Schedule Forbes
November 2016
11/28/2016 Texas, Oklahoma Divided Over How To Handle Earthquakes Linked To Oil Drilling NPR
11/10/2016 'Train' Keeps Rolling at Texas Railroad Commission Natrual Gas Intelligence
11/15/2016 Johnson County at 'elevated' risk for earthquakes, official says Fort Worth Star-Telegram
11/15/2016 History Prevails: Bid to change Texas Railroad Commission's name fails Petro Global News
11/23/2016 RRC notes well activity could cause earthquakes in JC Cleburne Times-Review
September 2016
9/4/2016 Local scientists work to determine origin of Texas earthquakes KXAN-TV
9/6/2016 Understanding critical seismic stress conditions with reservoir modeling
9/7/2016 Texas Earthquakes - Working together and keeping the data open AGU Blogosphere
9/9/2016 Calls to halt Texas injection wells because of earthquake are premature Dallas Morning News
9/12/2016 East Texas town chosen as site for $4.7 million dollar project to track eartchquakes WDAM-TV, WAFB-V
August 2016
8/11/2016  Commentary: The science behind earthquake testing in Texas  The (McAllen) Monitor
8/23/2016 EPA Tells Railroad Commission that Fracking Is Causing Earthquakes in North Texas   San Antonio Current  
8/31/2016 Drilling seismicity; flood response; no secession Fort Worth Star-Telegram
July 2016
7/22/2016 Scientists offer possible explanation for how oil and gas activity may have triggered Dallas earthquakes Dallas Morning News
7/26/2016 TexNet begins deploying earthquake monitoring equipment The Daily Texan; U-Wire Online
June 2016
6/4/2016 Tinker: Challenges are the Essence of Science Rio Grande Guardian
6/6/2016 Environmental Concerns Still Spurring Research, Development EnergyWire
May 2016
5/2/2016 Earthquake Activity Lufkin Daily News; The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman; Jacksonville Daily Progress
5/10/2016 Nanometrics to set up Texas-wide earthquake monitoring system PR Newswire; Oil & Gas Financial Journal; Oil & Gas Commodities; PR Newswire; Ticker Technologies;; Yahoo Finance; Canada Newswire; SYS-CON Media Online; Reuters Online; Yahoo! Finance Canada; WIS-TV;; WXIC-TV; KCEN-TV; WSCS-TV; KFJX-TV; KUSI-TV; WRCB-TV; TheStreet; WUP-TV; WFXG-TV; KQCW-TV; KVVU-TV; WAFF-TV; KIII-TV; WALB-TV; WLNE-TV; KCTV-TV; WMC-TV; WDAM-TV; WFSA-TV; WSEE-TV; KRHD-TV; WFIE-TV; KFVE-TV; KFVS-TV; KHQ-TV; KLTV-TV; KCBD-TV; KYTX-TV; WVNS-TV; KTEN-TV; KFMB-TV; KSLA-TV; KLKN-TV; KTVN-TV; WFLX-TV; KXMB-TV; Events - Wave 3 News; Spoke;; KWTV-TV; KBMT-TV; KNDU-TV; KOTX-TV; WLOX-TV; Money.CA; WTOL-TV; KHNL-TV; KXXV-TV; KOAM-TV; WFMJ-TV; CNBC Online; WLTZ-TV; Review Seeker; KOLD-TV; WECT-TV; WAND-TV; Tutorial Finder; Cw Gabama; WBOC-TV; Unconventional Gas Center; ThomasNet    
5/12/2016  Twenty-Two Seismic Monitoring Stations Coming to Texas   NGI's Shale Daily 
5/18/2016 Study links Texas quakes back to 1925 to oil and gas activity San Antonio Express-News; Houston Chronicle
5/18/2016 Researchers Investigate Oil/Gas Link to Texas Quakes NGI's Shale Daily
5/18/2016 The Limits of a New Five Question Test for Analyzing Texas Earthquakes
5/19/2016 The Fracking Process Is Now The Leading Cause Of Earthquakes In Texas
5/23/2016 Irving City Manager Chris Hillman Provides Update on Seismic Study Advisory Committee US Fed News
5/25/2016 Let science be a place for challenging, not bullying Austin American-Statesman
5/25/2016 Scott W. Tinker: On the politics of earthquakes and fracking, we need a radical middle Dallas Morning News
5/26/2016 Tinker: On fracking earthquakes, science is far from settled - and that's okay Houston Chronicle
5/27/2016 Challenges are the essence of science, not bullying San Angelo Standard-Times
5/29/2016 Oil, gas effects on earthquakes not 'settled science'  Tyler Morning Telegraph 
5/29/2016 On earthquakes and fracturing science is far from settled Midland Reporter-Times
5/29/2016 Scientists debate cause of earthquakes in Texas San Angelo Standard-Times
5/30/2016 Scott W. Tinker: Challenges are the essence of science Herald Democrat
April 2016
4/1/2016 Governor appoints advisory committee to study Texas earthquakes Fort Worth Star-Telegram
4/1/2016 Abbott names Midlander to advisory committee Midland Reporter-Telegram
4/6/2016 Quake committee will help bring answers Fort Worth Star-Telegram
4/13/2016 Texas faces significant threat of earthquake activity resulting from both natural processes, fracking Daily Texan; U-Wire
4/13/2016 Earthquake may have been manmade, but more data needed to assess hazards in Texas EurekAlert!; Science Daily; US Official News; Science Newsline; Science Codex; AGU Blogosphere
4/13/2016 Study: Oil Activity May Be Cause of East Texas Quakes  Texas Tribune;; Fort Worth Business Online; 
4/13/2016  No Evidence Drilling Caused Earthquake in Texas, Finds New Study   Science 2.0 
4/13/2016 Study: Texas Earthquakes Most Likely Caused by Wastewater Injection Laboratory Equipment
4/14/2016 Study Finds a Plausible Link Between 2012 Texas Quake and Injection Wells NGI's Natural Gas Weekly
4/15/2016 Scientists Get Closer to Proving the Impossible to Prove: Fracking Leads to Earthquakes Dallas Observer
4/22/2016 University of Texas at Austin; Earthquake may have been manmade, but more data needed to assess hazards in Texas Energy Weekly News
4/28/2016 Irving City Manager Provides Update on Seismic Study Advisory Committee US Fed News
March 2016
3/15/2016 Shaken and Stirred Up - Earthquakes, Fault Lines , Drilling and Floods Stoke Debate over Building Dams in North Texas Dallas Observer
3/28/2016 Seven million people live in regions with higher risk of human-caused earthquakes San Antonio Express-News
February 2016
2/4/2016 UT-led collaborative study hopes to settle siesmic activity origins in Texas The Daily Texan
January 2016
1/12/2016 State will begin to install earthquake monitors in the spring Fort Worth Star-Telegram
1/14/2016 Seismic study should get to cause of quakes Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Washington Times; KAUZ-TV; KLTV-TV; KWES-TV; KPLC-TV; KFDA-TV; KZTV-TV; KTRE-TV; KRHD-TV; KCBD-TV; KSWO-TV; KSLA-TV; KTEN-TV; KBMT-TV; AM 1070 The Answer; KBTV-TV; Odessa American; Denton Record-Chronicle Online 
1/15/2016 Earthquake Monitoring Network Coming in March KTRH-AM
1/22/2016 XTO map presents detailed, if unverified, picture of North Texas Faults Dallas Morning News; neighborsgo blog
1/25/2016 Program gets underway to examine Texas earthquake increase Washington Times
1/25/2016 Program gets underway to examine Texas earthquake increase Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Houston Chronicle; Republic Online; Times Union Online; Fort Worth Business; Pendleton Times-Post;; Odessa American Online; SFGate; Denton Record-Chronicle Online; KRLD NewsRadio 1080; Daily Reporter; Claims Journal Online; Associated Press
1/25/2016 Seismic study response to quake uptick begins Austin American-Statesman
1/26/2016 New study underway to examine Texas earthquake increase CBS DFW
December 2015
12/17/2015 Scientists Discuss Earthquakes US Fed News
November 2015
11/2/2015 Geological Survey's OU affiliation not enough to avoid budget cuts The Journal Record
11/3/2015 RRC: Evidence lacking that injection wells caused earthquakes Texas Energy Report
11/3/2015 Railroad Commission says injection wells not linked to Azle earthquakes Fort Worth Star-Telegram,, Bloomberg News Online
11/5/2015 Fracking ‘Injection Wells’ Not Causing Texas Earthquakes, Says Railroad Commission Breitbart
11/6/2015 Regulators Say Injection Wells Did Not Cause Earthquakes Rigzone, Times Record News
11/8/2015 Search for cause of North Texas earthquakes continues Tyler Morning Telegraph
11/12/2015 USGS: Tuesday's quake is 12th this year in southern part of Basin Midland Reporter-Telegram
October 2015
10/3/2015 Scientists working diligently on earthquake monitor system Fort Worth Star-Telegram
10/18/2015 Inflow of information will guide industry's future - Agencies studying everything from earthquakes to ...  Midland Reporter-Telegram
10/29/2015 Seismologist wanted: State earthquake monitor has two staff openings The Journal Record
September 2015
9/15/2015 Railroad Commission to allow controversial North Texas injection well to stay open SNL
9/22/2015 Texas' Earthquake Study Gets Off The Ground Rigzone


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