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Marcellus Shale Information

Marcellus shale has the potential to affect many parts of Pennsylvania. Since 2001, Penn State Cooperative Extension has been actively helping citizens, landowners, businesses, local governments, and others understand the opportunities and challenges arising from Marcellus shale. The links below will guide you to a number of resources to help you learn the basics of natural gas exploration, answer some common questions and assist you in making better decisions for your land and your family.

Penn State Extension Marcellus Shale website:
http://extension.psu.edu/naturalgas 

Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center—training, jobs, workforce: http://www.msetc.org/   

Penn State's education and research initiative on unconventional gas plays:
http://www.marcellus.psu.edu/