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The injection of fracking wastewater into the ground was linked to this earthquake in Arkansas.

Managing the Seismic Risk Posed by Wastewater Disposal

26 November 2012 | Issue 2

The nature of natural gas extraction presents seismic risks. Mark Zoback gives a 5 step plan to manage and reduce the seismic risk associated with wastewater disposal from natural gas drilling.

Barnett Shale production stabilizes despite drop in activity (IHS)

An Old Field Holds Lessons for Shale Gas Development

26 November 2012 | Issue 2

The rate of natural gas production from a specific well depends on numerous factors. Stanford student Kurt Wilson discusses the case of the Barnett Shale well, as well as some environmental consequences of fracking.