Recent publications to help understand Marcellus development regarding wastewater and water-related regulations
Natural gas development affects various industries in the state, as this month's webinar illustrates the impacts on landfills in the area.
Bradford High School students receive training for SafeLand Certification, an internationally recognized safety certification used by the oil and gas industry.
The natural gas industry has created many opportunities and challenges not only on a local level, but has also received both statewide and national attention. As we struggle to understand the complexity and enormity of the many issues related to the industry, the best way for every citizen to make informed decisions is through education of the facts.
One county school district is taking a pro-active role in school programming to reflect the needs of the area with natural gas development.
This month's webinar scheduled for April 21 shares two attorneys' observations of trends in leasing, royalties and production
Many landowners are being approached to lease land for surface use for infrastructure. What should a landowner be aware of? Here are some items to consider
Expos are a way for local business owners and entrepreneurs to interact with industry and share information on their services and products. The Central Susquehanna Oil and Gas Expo does that and more.
As communities face change, there is a tool that local citizens can use to build consensus for planning their community's future.
Penn State's School of Forest Resources is looking for particpants for a research study on the potential impacts of Marcellus gas drilling on rural drinking water supplies.
Development of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale presents new challenges for emergency responders. A webinar to be offered on March 17 will discuss training, safety and response management options for natural gas development in the state.
Penn State's Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research offers insightful comments on the Marcellus wastewater issues published in the New York Times last week.
A new Penn State publication examines state tax collection data, specifically comparing Marcellus and non-Marcellus counties.
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission plays an important role in the regulating natural gas development. Learn more about the Commission's responsibilities
Natural Gas Task Forces have played an important role developing opportunities for local businesses, organizations, and citizens to learn about the industry. This article describes a 'Meet-and-Greet' organized by the Clinton County Natural Gas Task Force that provided the opportunity for the natural gas industry and local businesses to learn about each other.
A general overview of the new estate tax and gift law for 2011 and 2012.
Mike Jacobson will address tax law surrounding gas leases and royalties
Penn State researchers receive a grant to study the effects of natural gas exploration on the forest ecosystem
Penn State Extension provides a page on the Natural Gas website -- "Got Marcellus Questions?" -- for people to ask questions directly of educators and faculty involved in Marcellus Shale Education. The most frequently asked questions relate to the leasing process -- current lease rates, the leasing process, how to get information about leases nearby, and so on. Here we provide some information for landowners seeking to lease their land.
This month's webinar will host Ross Pifer, clinical professor and director of the Agricultural Law Resource and Reference Center at Penn State, who will disuss natural gas legislation in 2010 and in the current year.