COLLEGE STATION - What oil and natural gas is found on the main campus of Texas A&M University? Seismic surveying testing this weekend may find out.
Sensors are in place around the College Station campus and testing is set to take place through Monday.
It entails trucks driving around campus and sending vibrations into the ground that will reflect back to receivers.
The receivers store data that determines what kind of minerals are present in the soil.
A seismic surveying company will pay the A&M University System $25 per acre for all of its lands in Brazos and Burleson counties, regardless of whether testing occurs on it or not.
Testing won't be done in areas near buildings or where vibrations could affect ongoing research.
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