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Study reveals hydraulic fracturing in Colorado basin did not change the rate of groundwater contamination
July 25, 2016
A recent study out of the University of Colorado indicates since introduction of horizontal drilling combined with high-volume hydraulic fracturing, the rate of groundwater contamination remained the same as in the previous years (more...)
Webinar Looks at Expanding Natural Gas Access in a Commercial Way
July 18, 2016
The first quarter of 2016, Pennsylvania has been producing over 4.1 billion cubic feet (bcf) per month of natural gas. Yet over half of the Commonwealth lacks access to the use of natural gas. (more...)
New Power Plant in Northeast PA to Operate with Natural Gas in its ‘Backyard’
July 14, 2016
Lackawanna Energy Center, a natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant under construction in Jessup PA, will operate on natural gas from a company producing in the area (more…)
Ethane and the first Cracker plant in Pennsylvania
July 11, 2016
When wells were first drilled into the Marcellus in parts of Western Pennsylvania, some early producers didn’t know what to do with components of the “wet gas” stream – particularly ethane. (more...)
$1.3 million grant to predict fluid behavior, enhance oil recovery
July 5, 2016
In the U.S., approximately 60 percent of oil underground is inaccessible through conventional recovery methods, but through a new $1.3 million grant from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Russell Johns, professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering, is developing improved methods to free the once-trapped fossil fuel (more...)