The Canadian Press

2016-01-15 | Fracking Earthquakes Research

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Scientists says they're still trying to figure out how hydraulic fracking is related to earthquakes. While they agree fracking can and does cause tremors, University of Calgary geophycist David Eaton says the exact mechanism is still mysterious. (Eaton's comments came as an energy company near Fox Creek, Alberta, was forced to stop activities after a sizeable earthquake occurred during its fracking operations.)

Date: 2016-01-15
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << if we look at tens of thousands of Wells that have been stimulated using hydraulic fracturing in western Canada less than half a percent are associated with inducer earthquake activity where the science is going right now is try to understand what are the factors which make its travel in some areas and entirely absent in most other areas >>