Finding that there is insufficient evidence that oil and gas activity led to a recent earthquake swarm near Azle, examiners for the Railroad Commission of Texas Thursday issued a recommendation that EnerVest maintain its disposal well permit.
Last week, the commission issued similar findings for another disposal well operated by XTO near where dozens of earthquakes shook the Azle and Reno area between November 2013 and January 2014.
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