MCLEAN, Va. (March 10, 2011) — Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today that it has joined the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) as an associate member in order to provide technical expertise and demonstrate the company’s strong commitment to the natural gas industry. SAIC has a solid understanding of the multidiscipline permitting, regional geology, water resources/management, engineering, and site investigation/remediation requirements for exploration and development in the Marcellus Shale.
“SAIC is driven to help tackle the growing need for a clean, reliable, and secure energy supply while addressing our concern for the environment and preserving our natural resources. By becoming a member of the MSC, we will be able to apply our business acumen and technical expertise to further the advancement of natural gas production while fostering the MSC’s commitment to responsible gas extraction in the Marcellus region,” said Herschel Roberts, SAIC’s Water, Environment, and Transportation operations manager.
SAIC has supported oil and gas companies nationally and within the Appalachian Basin for more than 30 years and has extensive experience providing solutions to companies that are developing natural resources in the Marcellus Shale footprint. With four Pennsylvania offices, the company has performed a broad array of science, engineering, and compliance services for exploration and production firms, midstream firms, and service providers in the Marcellus shale area.
To learn more about production of natural gas from the Marcellus shale, visit www.marcelluscoalition.org.
NOTE: Click HERE to view this release on SAIC’s website.