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2013 Archives

December 2013

December 22, 2013

Much discussion about shale gas and the job market has been in the news, but finding current and helpful information on long-term careers and financial and growth opportunities in the field may not be as easy to find.

December 15, 2013

This month's Drilling Productivity Report estimates some unprecedented production figures in the US natural gas regions.

December 8, 2013

Tools industry uses for monitoring pipeline integrity

November 2013

November 24, 2013

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released a report based on natural gas production in the northeast and the effects on the region's gas inflow.

November 17, 2013

Penn State Extension's traditional expertise extends into unique national and international shale energy arenas that benefit all.

November 3, 2013

The flaring off of gas from wells has been a part of oil and gas production and processing throughout the world. Learn more about this process

October 2013

October 27, 2013

The Energy Information Administration released a report looking at the lower 2012 carbon dioxide emissions and what attributed to it.

October 20, 2013

A breakdown in the various renewable energy sources and where they stand in electricity generation.

October 13, 2013

A look at the use of natural gas in transportation for rail and marine transportation

September 2013

September 29, 2013

The Conference held in Pittsburgh highlighted shale considerations faced by Extension across the nation.

September 22, 2013

Current research on actual methane emissions on natural gas sites

September 8, 2013

PA Department of Labor & Industry provides current snapshots of labor market information through their monthly Fast Facts publications.

September 2, 2013

Come Join us! The 2013 Natural Gas Utilization Conference looks at global and regional impacts and trends of natural gas use as our nation continues with natural gas development. What does it mean for you?

August 2013

August 11, 2013

A look at how natural gas is priced and how market changes affects pricing. Part 2 of a 2-part series

August 4, 2013

A look at the benefits, challenges and options of natural gas for transportation. Part 1 of a 2-part series

July 2013

July 29, 2013

Governmental preliminary research indicates no groundwater contamination from one well’s analysis.

July 7, 2013

Since 2008, Mexico has been importing more natural gas and decreasing gas production. The US has been a close country to import from, and not in LNG form.

June 2013

June 24, 2013

EPA supports State of Wyoming in further water quality studies in Pavillion while it will continue with its national research program on hydraulic fracturing

June 17, 2013

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released an updated assessment of shale formations found throughout the world, looking at more shale formations and countries than previously reported in the 2011 report.

June 3, 2013

The American Chemistry Council reviewed current chemical industry projects, ethane production from shale development and the economic impacts.

May 2013

May 19, 2013

Shale production reports for wells producing in Ohio in 2012 were released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources on May 17th.

May 5, 2013

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) completed an assessment of oil and gas resources in the Devonian and Mississippian Bakken Formation and the Devonian Three Forks Formation.

April 2013

April 7, 2013

The Brookings Institution Energy Security Initiative issued a concise overview of what natural gas liquids are, their importance, and future considerations.

March 2013

March 31, 2013

EPA's Science Advisory Board chosen and where updates can be found

March 24, 2013

A bi-partisan state senate resolution passed to study the demand for natural gas service in the Commonwealth

March 17, 2013

A large-scale study of the extent to which shale gas development activities affect surface water quality was done by Resources for the Future

March 3, 2013

A review of the shale gas production in Pennsylvania

February 2013

February 24, 2013

Railroads play an important role in shale development.

February 17, 2013

The US Energy Information Administration provides an annual energy outlook based on evaluations of a wide range of trends and issues that could have major implications for U.S. energy markets

February 10, 2013

Penn State MCOR will host an one day workshop on opportunities for economic development at the Penn State Beaver campus

February 3, 2013

The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania sets a priority for a number of shale gas impacts.

January 2013

January 6, 2013

Review of one of the first research projects on Pennsylvania production and disposal of waste materials from gas and oil extraction.