This is part 2 of last week's news item.
The 2010 Marcellus Summit, hosted by Penn State Extension, the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and Penn State Outreach, was held October 10 through 12th at the Penn Stater Conference Center, University Park. This articles provides a brief recap of the Summit.
Landowners who lease their mineral rights have many decisions to make related to any potential income from a producing well. These decisions relate to managing that income, planning for taxes, and planning for future generations. This article describes potential consequences 'if I do nothing.' (This is part 1 of a 2-part series.)
Penn State Extension Water Resources has offered many programs related to water and natural gas drilling. What have been the impacts to you and your family personally?
Leasing land for natural gas extraction has many tax implications for the landowner. While there is no substitute for sound financial planning and advice, this article provides a few tips and explanations about tax implications of leasing.
The pace and extent of Marcellus Shale development across Pennsylvania can be “seen” in animated maps produced by the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research.
New legislation has been introduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly to further expand reporting requirements for Marcellus Shale wells.
The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development announced the release of the report, Baseline Socioeconomic Analysis for the Marcellus Shale Development in Pennsylvania, this week.
A free, Web-based seminar titled, "Natural Gas Experiences of Marcellus Residents: Preliminary Results from the Community Satisfaction Survey," which will air at 1 p.m. on Sept. 16. Sponsored by Penn State Cooperative Extension, the "webinar" will provide an overview of the recent survey of residents in counties where shale-gas exploration has begun.
Common questions asked about right-of-ways
Penn State Dickinson School of Law will be starting a Rural Economic Development legal clinic this fall
A snapshot look at the rig activity in the various shale plays and in the Marcellus
New Penn State Extension Water program offered on How to Interpret Pre and Post Gas Drilling Water Test Reports
Outcome of a Fayette County court case involving a zoning ordinance
Extension programs regarding drinking water and Marcellus gas drilling has played a key role in educating the public
Testing drinking water wells is important, but it is also necessary to understand the results.
Penn State Extension works with county Natural Gas Task Forces
Local emergency responders benefit from gas industry training program.
Current update on a natural gas related court case.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed updating existing regulations for oil and gas wells. The revisions would update existing rules for drilling, casing, cementing, testing, monitoring, and protecting oil and gas wells, as well as for protecting public and private water supplies.