Archives for March 2013

When the well pads are reclaimed how many of the usual five acres will be reclaimed and how many will be needed for on-going “operations”?

Natural gas producers aim to leave behind a small footprint for each well pad through the restoration process. Restoration involves landscaping and contouring the property as closely as possible to pre-drilling conditions. Property owners generally see a small wellhead on a level concrete pad, a small amount of equipment, two to three water storage tanks […]

Are they going to produce more so that we can get it?

Natural gas production in Pennsylvania continues to soar, resulting in more affordable energy costs for consumers, businesses and manufacturers. In fact, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), “Pennsylvania natural gas production rose 69% in 2012 despite reduced drilling activity.” EIA has also reported this: Between 2009 and 2011, Pennsylvania’s natural gas production more […]

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Safe #Marcellus development by MSC memebr @CabotOG preserves historic #DennisFarm, via @nytimesgreen http://t.co/mMYXOZWc4Y

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New compressed #naturalgas stations popping up across Michigan http://t.co/YoF0GRKWuR via @thetimesherald #cng #natgas

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RT @WiStateJournal: Area’s first public fueling station for compressed natural gas engines opens in Monona http://t.co/af1azGDPb4

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RT @PghBizTimes: Washington County touts 2012 growth http://t.co/yLMhYerMD3

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RT @NYPostOpinion: Yoko the jobs-killer (Op-Ed/Greg Lancette) http://t.co/X11roThyCj

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RT @ELDaily: Shale Gas Boom a ‘Game Changer’ for Manufacturing – http://t.co/9FgXATWpFo

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Top U.S. economist to Congress: #Fracking “is generating jobs, incomes & government revenues” http://t.co/LQbXztd1lk #ShaleGas

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[email protected] breaks ground for $3.5 million #NaturalGas, oil technology center in N. Fayette http://t.co/ZySaruNbIw #AmericanEnergy = #Jobs

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RT @ptiedu: PTI Breaks Ground For New Welding, Oil & Gas Electronics Facility « CBS Pittsburgh http://t.co/lMrINcc09j

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Abundant, clean-burning American #NaturalGas saving VT & MA manufacturers “millions of dollars” http://t.co/EyCfWHAjRx #Mfg #ShaleGas

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#Energy frequently regarded as #WashCo‘s main source of prosperity, thanks largely to #Marcellus Shale, via @oronline http://t.co/dYWEL20z2E

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RT @oronline: Economic development is booming in Washington County http://t.co/rSGEsX9pJt

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Thanks to the #Marcellus Shale, #NaturalGas is more affordable for consumers – via @TheSJTimes http://t.co/shB5YzD4qb #ShaleGas

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Interesting @FreedomWorks column about #HydraulicFracturing: Drilling Past The Myths http://t.co/oCqMcxkYa4 #JustTheFacts #LearnAboutShale

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RT @techreview: A Possible Route to Convert Natural Gas to Valuable Liquids http://t.co/2uTeRQF4I9

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Interesting @TheEconomist editorial about U.S. #ShaleGas and the global economy http://t.co/fOWr0jJ4Jn #LNG