By looking closely at actual natural gas production of 4,000 horizontal shale wells, a cumulative production model was assembled to create royalty estimates and better decision making tools for businesses and individuals.
New technique shows shale-drilling additives in drinking-water taps near leak
May 4, 2015Substances commonly used for drilling or extracting Marcellus shale gas foamed from the drinking water taps of three Pennsylvania homes near a reported well-pad leak, according to new analysis from a team of scientists.
Research Uses New Stream Monitoring Method to Identify Elevated Groundwater Methane in Shale-Gas Development Area
May 3, 2015The possibility of water resource contamination resulting from the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing shale energy development is a large concern, even though it is not a common problem. (more...)
Penn State Extension Marcellus Education Team releases new publication on Natural Gas Compressor Stations
April 26, 2015Shale development is often thought of as well pads and pipelines. One important aspect of getting natural gas from well pad to market is compressor stations. The Marcellus Education Team has a new publication that discusses compressor stations.
Big oil deposit found near London airport, but will be hard to tap
April 17, 2015Advances in technology provide a higher estimate of the Weald Basin in the UK
Shale Program Set for Women Interested in the Energy Field
April 5, 2015This two-day event seeks to empower women (and men) interested in learning more about entry to the energy field and includes practical information on industry terminology and practices, networking, and opportunities for development with industry HR professionals. (more...)
Events and Webinars
Shale Legislation Update
May 19, 2015
Marcellus Shale Exploration and Development in Core Forest Habitat: Effects on Forest Habitat and Wildlife
June 18, 2015
Best Management Practices for Well Pad Lighting in National Parks
July 16, 2015
How Marcellus and Utica Production Compares to Other Shale Basins
August 27, 2015