Shale Webinar Series to Start September 13th
Posted: August 26, 2012
The Penn State Marcellus Education Team will be offering a new monthly Shale webinar series beginning Thursday, September 13th from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. Tom Murphy, Co-Director of the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research (MCOR) will open the series with an overview of trends and updates on shale development. Tom will provide an analysis of shale gas development including trends in rigs, productions, pipeline, and compliance. This broad overview will provide a good foundation for what the future may hold for all in the development of this energy source.
The webinar is the first in a monthly series of online workshops addressing that provide education about on a variety of current topics related to shale gas development. Upcoming planned topics include:
October 18 Reading Royalty Checks
November 15 Utilization
December 20 What All the Water Studies mean: Putting them into Perspective
January 17 Ethane Cracker Plant Impacts in a Community
February 21 Environmental Organizations’ Perspectives on Natural Gas Impacts on Forestry and Wildlife
Webinars will run from 1:00 to 2:00 PM, with time for questions and answers.
Registration is not necessary, and all are welcome to participate by logging in to https://meeting.psu.edu/pscems/ . Participants can log in with their Friends of Penn State ID or as a guest. If you have questions concerning the webinars, please contact Carol Loveland at firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous webinars, publications and information also are available on the Penn State Extension natural-gas website (http://extension.psu.edu/naturalgas ), covering topics such as Act 13, seismic testing, air pollution from gas development; water use and quality; zoning; gas-leasing considerations for landowners; gas pipelines and right-of-way issues; legal issues surrounding gas development; and the impact of Marcellus gas development on forestland.