The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Play
July 20, 2014
The Marcellus shale has been quoted as the largest unconventional natural gas reservoir in the nation. New stories about the Utica, the Bakken, and the Eagle Ford soon joined the ranks . The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale play is a rising star in the list of unconventional plays in the US
Monthly Shale Webinar Looks at Shale Industry Workforce and Training
July 13, 2014
Economic activity in the Marcellus Shale footprint has seen a change in the past decade with shale development taking place. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (L & I) works to track this activity and releases monthly Marcellus Shale Fast Facts. There has also been a need for workforce training with the shale industry entering the picture. (more...)
2014 Pipeline Roundup: Moving Marcellus and Utica Production to New Markets
July 6, 2014
Surging natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica shales are moving in nearly every direction. Previous increases in takeaway capacity out of the Appalachian basin were largely upgrades and expansions of existing transmission lines. However as more takeaway capacity is needed, midstream operators are turning to ‘greenfield’ projects (new pipeline construction) to deliver natural gas to new, high demand markets throughout the Eastern US. (more...)
What is Utilization?
June 30, 2014
When it comes to the Marcellus Shale and natural gas, there is a lot of discussion about the production figures coming out of the Commonwealth. But what does all this production mean to Pennsylvania and the United States?
Post Lease Considerations for Landowners: The Renewal Clause or Extension of Lease Clause
June 22, 2014
Landowners throughout the shale play who have active leases, but no drilling may be looking at the calendar to see if their lease will expire.