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September

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...)
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
Residual hydraulic fracturing water not a risk to groundwater
September 10, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing -- fracking or hydrofracturing -- raises many concerns about potential environmental impacts, especially water contamination. Currently, data show that the majority of water injected into wells stays underground, triggering fears that it might find its way into groundwater. New research by a team of scientists should help allay those fears.
ShaleNET Workforce Forum, November 5 & 6
September 7, 2014
The 2014 ShaleNET Workforce Forum is just around the corner. The Forum will be held November 5 & 6, at the Doubletree by Hilton, in Washington, PA and promises to offer nationally recognized speakers on workforce development, experts on shale gas development, exciting opportunities for hands-on education, and the chance to receive new curriculum ideas and materials (more...)