Potential Economic and Fiscal Impacts from Natural Gas Production in Broome County, New York

The Marcellus Shale in the Appalachian area of the eastern United States is fast becoming the hottest natural gas drilling play in the nation. Indeed, some industry experts believe production in the Marcellus Shale could eventually outstrip that of the Barnett Shale in north central Texas, currently the largest producer of natural gas in the continental US.

Deep Shale Natural Gas: Abundant, Affordable, and Surprisingly Water Efficient (Chesapeake)

Water is essential to energy resource development; conversely, energy resources are needed for developing, processing, and distributing water resources. As a result, water and energy are interdependent.