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Many Pennsylvanians are aware of the recent surge in natural gas leasing activity.
The vast majority of citizens, however, do not fully appreciate the scale of change such
development will unleash. This report educates the public on the current size, economic
impacts, and future prospects of the Marcellus shale gas industry in Pennsylvania.…
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Click the link below to view an example oil and gas lease
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Mar 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center www.sgicc.org announced today the names of the companies chosen as finalists for the Shale Gas Innovation Contest:
-- Aither Chemicals, LLC
-- Joel Anstrom/University Research Project
-- Andre Boehman/University Research Project
-- Greenways Inc
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Using liquefied natural gas to power drilling rigs instead of diesel can reduce fuel costs by almost half and cut greenhouse-gas emissions, according to an Encana Corp. (ECA) pilot project.
Encana, Canada’s largest natural-gas producer, reduced fuel costs 47 percent, or $830,000, compared with diesel use, at a shale-gas drilling site in the…Continue
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Paul Carpenter’s March 6 column (“Gas drilling symposium at NCC to challenge ‘bill of goods’ “) fundamentally disregards the overwhelmingly positive developments surrounding responsible, well-regulated natural gas production. While Mr. Carpenter cites propaganda from Rolling Stone and “Gasland” — a “documentary” that’s been thoroughly debunked by a broad spectrum of experts, including former state Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger — he fails to recognize the facts.…Continue
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Shell Signs Agreement to Evaluate Petrochemical Site in Pennsylvania
Shell Chemical LP (Shell) signed a land option agreement with Horsehead Corporation to evaluate a site in the US Appalachian region for a potential petrochemical complex.Continue
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Small-town lawyer Lawrence Piergallini has no cell phone, no computer. Nor does he belong to a country club. In his spare time, you'll find him on a tractor. The family livestock farm is 10 minutes from the Jefferson County office where he's practiced law for 31 years.
With his unwired business, Piergallini seems a throwback to an earlier era. But in fact he's positioned at the legal and geographic epicenter of a modern phenomenon: the roaring "shale play" sweeping eastern…Continue
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The natural gas industry is poised to offer an opportunity for economic resurgence in Appalachia, according to Reuters. During the past four decades the coal workforce decreased by 90 percent and the majority of…Continue
The Rolling Stones article below is the kind of misinformation that is widespread in today’s media. It is intelligent, well written, and entertaining, so why wouldn’t you believe it? Two major slight of hands in the article…
1. Fracking does not threaten ground water. The “Gasland” inflammatory example (so to speak) of gas in the water in PA water wells was from poorly cemented surface casing across shallow coals. It was an isolated anecdote that has been addressed…Continue
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The fracking fight is coming soon to a theater near you.
More than a dozen Pennsylvania…
By MARC KOVAC
Dix Capital Bureau
COLUMBUS -- Nearly 66,000 Ohioans will be involved in shale oil and gas production and related jobs in two years, with the industry pumping billions into the economy as a result.
That's according to a new study released Tuesday by the Ohio Shale Coalition, an effort of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.
And the authors say the findings are "very conservative."
Ed Hill, dean of the College of Urban Affairs at…
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