Dale Henry on PSI & bbl/minute fracking vs injection wells in frackquakes


The wind noise dies down in the first 45 seconds, thanks for your patience with this impromptu vid…I bet he never noticed I turned on my camera.

Retired Petroleum Engineer from Lampasas TX, Dale Henry, comments on all the media attention being incorrectly on injection wells verses the aggregate build out of all the numerous hydro fracturing (fracking) with its unconventional high PSI and barrels per minute. Contrast the insane number of gas wells with the number of injection wells, and all that energy has to burp somewhere, sometimes.

Here are my notes that I took…
barrels per minute of injection wells = 2-3 bbl verses
barrels per minute during fracking = about 200 bbls
PSI for injection wells = 1,000-3,000 PSI verses
PSI during fracking = 10,000-20,000 PSI.
Time frame of energy storage before seismicity = 18-30 months or less.

So why are some epicenters of some of these earthquakes near injection wells? It could be coincidence…since I’m stastically inclined to analyze things I doubt it. So when the energy from hydrofracking gets stored up that Dale speaks about that then needs to “burp every so often”,  I believe that the faults with the most stress give way/slip first ….which is near those heavy ass injection sites.

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