Fact Sheets

10 Fast Facts About Safe Shale Development

10 Fast Facts About Responsible Shale Development.

Ohio Incentives to Promote Natural Gas Use

To provide an educational resource on the state and federal incentives promoting commercial and industrial natural gas use, the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s (MSC) Gas Use Committee has assembled this document to promote increased use of natural gas across the nation.

More fact sheets


Studies, Reports, Presentations

Recommended Practices

Drilling and Completions

The following recommended practices address relevant considerations and guidelines for drilling and completion of shale gas wells and they support the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) guiding principles.

Pipeline Boring

The responsible development of natural gas from shale formations requires  pipelines to transport natural gas, associated hydrocarbons and water. Permanent pipelines are most often installed by excavating a trench and burying the pipe several feet below the surface. Some situations require a trenchless installation method known as “pipeline boring.” Examples include boring under highways, railways […]

More recommended practices