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Shale Results

Penn State program to help Pa. residents make informed decisions about shale drilling

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A science- and energy-based program focusing on Pennsylvania counties with natural gas exploration and production is part of a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

New Ohio State center will focus on shale energy

Thursday, September 29, 2011

COLUMBUS — In response to the growing need for education and research related to Ohio’s developing shale energy industry, The Ohio State University is creating the Ohio State Subsurface Energy Resource Center.

Need Marcellus info? Ask Penn State

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Don’t get the “facts” on Marcellus Shale drilling from your neighbor. Trust, but verify.

Shale gas fuels first-day discussions at Ohio FSR

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

“This is a once and a lifetime opportunity for philanthropy in a region of the state that’s never seen much philanthropy.”

Farmland values continue to climb, with farmers as buyers

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Ohio farmland values shot up 7.5 percent over last year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent numbers, with all-land values averaging $4,300 per acre.

Experts at Farm Science Review to discuss impact of Ohio’s Marcellus, Utica production

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

LONDON, Ohio — Experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will discuss opportunities and challenges in developing natural gas.

Marcellus Shale drilling benefits area economy less than originally estimated

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new study examining the Marcellus Shale natural-gas boom in Pennsylvania suggests that, although development of this resource is having a positive economic impact in the state, the net benefits may be more modest than previously reported.

New estimate of Marcellus Shale, Appalachian Basin resources released

Monday, September 5, 2011

The Marcellus Shale contains about 84 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas and 3.4 billion barrels of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas liquids according to a new assessment by the U. S. Geological Survey.

Penn State webinars explore business opportunities in Marcellus Shale

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A series of web-based seminars aimed at helping local businesses prosper from natural-gas drilling and development will be offered this fall by Penn State Extension’s Marcellus Educational Consortium.

Marcellus Shale: Ensure water testing is part of lease agreement before drilling

Friday, August 26, 2011

If you want to test the water yourself, decide what you can afford. Those costs can be hundreds, if not thousands of dollars.

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