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.
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.
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.
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As the Marcellus natural gas boom has reverberated around Pennsylvania, residents and scientists alike have expressed concern about the impact extensive drilling and associated infrastructure development is having on wildlife habitat.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A web-based seminar presented by Penn State Extension July 21 will explore pipeline development and regulation in regions of the state being intensely affected by drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale formation.
Industry has yielded job growth but impacts are overstated, according to the Keystone Research Center.
SALEM, Ohio — The region’s shale-leasing boom has ignited a gusher of offers to buy mineral rights, and landowners need to use caution when considering such deals, a local oil and gas lawyer warns. Alan D. Wenger, an attorney with Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, says some landowners stuck with older oil and gas leases are […]
With the Marcellus and Utica shales attracting drillers, Ohioan should know the basics of oil and gas leases.
OTTAWA, Ohio — Since 1934 the Ohio Famers Union has been a proponent and defender of Ohio’s family farms.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Progressive Diesel Injection has been keeping its customers’ equipment up and running since 1971 when Harry Ratvasky Sr., founded the company.
MINERVA, Ohio — Dating back to 1968, Unkefer Equipment Inc. has a proud history of supplying equipment needs to the hobby farmer and the larger ag interest.
SALEM, Ohio — Founded in 1937, Witmer’s Inc. is committed to serving farmers with agricultural equipment, sales, service and parts.
COLUMBUS — While much attention is being placed on the development of Ohio’s shale oil and gas reserves, a new technical report released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Geological Survey suggests that existing oil fields beneath eastern Ohio could potentially produce hundreds of millions of additional barrels of oil. According to […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A survey of businesses in two Pennsylvania counties where natural gas drilling is occurring suggests that the Marcellus Shale boom is having a positive net effect on business activity.
Recognizing the importance of providing accurate information regarding shale development in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Mineral Resources Management launched an enhanced oil and gas Web page that focuses on shale development.
The penalties address violations in Bradford and Washington Counties in Pa.
EPA seeks wastewater disposal information from natural gas drilling operations.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Two new publications from Penn State Extension will help Pennsylvania citizens to become familiar with Marcellus Shale-related water issues, with an eye toward participating in public policy decisions. Publications Marcellus Shale Gas Well Drilling: Regulations to Protect Water Supplies in Pennsylvania introduces the various water-related policies affecting Marcellus Shale natural-gas drilling. […]