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Marcellus gas drill pad on a Pennsylvania farm.
Natural Gas Exploration: A Landowner's Guide to Leasing in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
If you are a property owner in northern or southwestern Pennsylvania, you've probably heard the phrases "natural gas exploration," "Marcellus shale," or "gas lease." More
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Marcellus Shale Gas Development: What Does It Mean for Pennsylvania Schools? - Articles Articles
Findings from a survey of school representatives Pennsylvania's Marcellus shale region. More
Courtesy Penn State Extension Marcellus Education Team
How Plastic is made from Natural Gas - Articles Articles
Rarely a day goes by without coming into contact with items made of plastic. More
Natural Gas Exploration: A Landowners Guide to Financial Management
Natural Gas Exploration: A Landowners Guide to Financial Management - Articles Articles
A guide to help you understand how to manage your income from natural gas leasing, and what to consider when making financial decisions. More
Marcellus shale drilling in progress, Beaver Run Reservoir, Westmoreland County. Credit: Robert Donnan.
Water’s Journey Through the Shale Gas Processes - Articles Articles
Using publicly available information, we attempt to track and quantify current water use through the stages of the gas well development process. More
Technology to Help Make Pipelines Safer in the Future
Technology to Help Make Pipelines Safer in the Future - Articles Articles
With half of the nation’s 2.5 million miles of pipeline carrying oil, gas and hazardous liquids more than 50 years old, how can future leaks be prevented? More
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Investing in Nuclear Fusion Energy - Articles Articles
Nuclear Fusion energy promises to be a clean, resource-friendly energy source; can it become a reality, and is it worth the research investment? More
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The Role of Government with Natural Gas and Climate Change - Articles Articles
This last in a four-part series looks at LNG in a national and global perspective. More
Calculating Crop Damage Payments in Natural Gas Pipeline Negotiations
Calculating Crop Damage Payments in Natural Gas Pipeline Negotiations - Articles Articles
Considering these simple steps for determining crop damage payments is a good place to start negotiations. More
Negotiating Pipeline Rights-of-Way in Pennsylvania
Negotiating Pipeline Rights-of-Way in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Considerations when negotiating for a pipeline right-of-way. More
Figure 1. A separator filters out liquids, solids, and other particulate matter that may be in the gas stream. Photo courtesy of the National Fuel Gas Midstream Corporation
Understanding Natural Gas Compressor Stations - Articles Articles
Compressor stations are an integral part of the natural gas pipeline network that moves natural gas from individual producing well sites to end users. More
Natural Gas Production Decline Curve and Royalty Estimation
Natural Gas Production Decline Curve and Royalty Estimation - Articles Articles
To estimate potential royalties, it is important to look at a variety of factors including initial well production, decline rates, and overall production. More
Post Lease Considerations for Landowners
Post Lease Considerations for Landowners - Articles Articles
Landowners throughout the shale play who have active leases, but no drilling may be looking at the calendar to see if their lease will expire. More
Natural Gas Vehicle Basics
Natural Gas Vehicle Basics - Articles Articles
This article summarizes natural gas (NG) as a transportation fuel, the three basic types of NG vehicle fueling systems and the basic components of a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicle. More
Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel
Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel - Articles Articles
Interest in natural gas fueled vehicles has grown substantially in recent years as people seek lower cost alternatives to gasoline and diesel. More
Tax Treatment of Natural Gas
Tax Treatment of Natural Gas - Articles Articles

Tax Treatment of Natural Gas

Michael Jacobson, Ph.D.

This guide is written for the landowner leasing the oil, gas, and mineral (OGM) rights on the property. More
Impacts, Opportunities, and Challenges for Marcellus-Related Businesses
Impacts, Opportunities, and Challenges for Marcellus-Related Businesses - Articles Articles
This article describes the impacts of Marcellus shale development on Pennsylvania businesses that have intentionally positioned themselves to benefit from the increase in economic activities. More
Residents of Bradford and Tioga County who leased their property for natural gas drilling were surveyed.
Natural Gas Lessors' Experiences in Bradford and Tioga Counties, 2010 - Articles Articles
Results of a household survey sent to 1,000 landowners located within 1,000 feet of active Marcellus wells in Pennsylvania's Bradford and Tioga Counties in fall 2010. More
Water Withdrawals for Development of Marcellus Shale Gas in Pennsylvania
Water Withdrawals for Development of Marcellus Shale Gas in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
This article is an introduction to Pennsylvania's water resources and the impact of deep well drilling on those resources. More
Questions Citizens and Local Leaders Should Be Asking
Questions Citizens and Local Leaders Should Be Asking - Articles Articles

Questions Citizens and Local Leaders Should Be Asking

Kathryn Brasier, Ph.D., Neal Fogle, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

Foundational steps to assist local citizens and leaders in dealing with impacts of natural gas development. More
Gas Leasing Scams and Rip-Offs
Gas Leasing Scams and Rip-Offs - Articles Articles

Gas Leasing Scams and Rip-Offs

Cathy F. Bowen, Ph.D., Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

Understanding who is trying to lease your natural gas rights is important. More