Online tutorial offers illustrated guide to shale gas drilling equipment and practices
March 9, 2014
You’ve seen the strange-looking trucks on the road these past few years. Maybe you’ve watched truck after truck head to a new shale-gas drill site in your area. But just what do they do with all that equipment?
Pipeline Restoration Short Course Slated for April 9-10
February 27, 2014
Penn State is offering a pipeline restoration short course for industry and service industry professionals.
Midstream Infrastructure Build-Out Continues in Pennsylvania
February 24, 2014
A look at Pennsylvania infrastructure trends and future investments
State High students learn about fracking, water quality in the field
February 21, 2014
Marcellus Shale water quality monitoring is getting some help from a group of State College Area High School students who climbed through snow and waded into icy waters recently to take measurements and collect stream samples.
Industrial waste can be engineered into proppants for shale gas and oil recovery
February 16, 2014
Industrial and domestic waste materials are viable alternative sources of raw materials for engineering proppants -- particles used to open rock fractures -- for use in shale gas and oil recovery, according to Penn State material scientists John Hellmann and Barry Scheetz. (more...)