Industry Looks to Well Planning for Improving Well Production in Unconventional Shale Development
September 28, 2014
The industry has done great things with drilling efficiency for unconventional shale plays. This can be seen at the rig count has gone down as the number of wells has increased. Companies are now focusing more on improved and efficient production through well planning. (more...)
Marcellus Shale Gallery Crawl will feature students' photography Oct. 2
September 23, 2014
Juried student work will be on view in a series of exhibitions across campus and downtown State College, collectively titled “Storied Images: Marcellus Shale,” during the Marcellus Shale Gallery Crawl from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. Each venue will also feature special activities and refreshments.
Recent Shale Related Research Studies Released
September 21, 2014
Recent studies from two different researchers look at the potential for shale development impacting ground water quality
Marcellus drilling boom may have led to too many hotel rooms
September 18, 2014
Drilling in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region led to a rapid increase in both the number of hotels and hotel industry jobs, but Penn State researchers report that the faltering occupancy rate may signal that there are now too many hotel rooms.
'Marcellus Shale Documentary Project' opens Sept. 23 at the Palmer Museum
September 16, 2014
"Marcellus Shale Documentary Project," will be on view at the Palmer Museum of Art from Sept. 23 through Dec. 14. This exhibition features photographic images that tell the personal stories of Pennsylvanians affected by the Marcellus Shale gas industry.