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Wetland subsidence, fault reactivation, and hydrocarbon production in the U.S. Gulf Coast region

Discusses the possible relationship between extraction of hydrocarbons and land subsidence and fault activation in the vicinity of large, mature oil and gas fields in the Gulf Coast Basin.

by Morton, Robert A. and Purcell, N. A.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 091-01
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Louisiana, Texas
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