DCNR, DEP Increasing Efforts to Monitor Seismic Activity in Pennsylvania
September 30, 2015
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that the department, in partnership with the Department of Environmental Protection, is increasing earthquake monitoring in the Commonwealth.
State Primer Provides Guidance in Mitigating Risks of Induced Seismic Events
September 29, 2015
Thirteen states partnered through a multi-state initiative called StatesFirst this past year to share and summarize current knowledge related to earthquakes potentially caused by human activity, otherwise referred to as induced seismicity.
Recent water study finds water quality pre- and post-drilling data to be in line with historic data
September 24, 2015
Don Siegel of Syracuse University and his colleagues recently published, “Pre-drilling water-quality data of groundwater prior to shale gas drilling in the Appalachian Basin: Analysis of the Chesapeake Energy Corporation dataset” in the journal, Applied Geochemistry.
Winner of Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center Sponsored Environmental Health & Safety Award Announced
September 21, 2015
The Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center (SGICC) made public the winner of their 3rd Annual Shale Gas Environmental, Health, & Safety (EH&S) Award last week.
Natural Gas Use
September 13, 2015
A look at the various sectors’ uses of natural gas patterns
Study on Technology Adoption in the Shale Industry Just Released
September 3, 2015
Ben Franklin’s Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center (SGICC) commissioned an analysis of how small Pennsylvania companies can be successful in delivering new products and services to the industry
New Arctic Energy Center Website Launched
September 2, 2015
New education and communications effort aims to advance public understanding of the science, technology and opportunity associated with Arctic energy exploration and development.