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Gas yields higher than expected

May 22, 2010 Containing an estimated 500 trillion cubic feet of gas, the Marcellus Shale is thought to be among the largest natural gas shale deposits in the world. more »»

SRBC official explains agency’s purpose in regard to gas drilling

May 21, 2010 ULSTER — The fire hall in this tiny Bradford County village near Towanda filled with about 80 mostly older people Thursday who listened in on a public hearing held by the House of Representatives... more »»

Senators mull movement of gas from ground to marketplace

May 12, 2010 “We can drill a lot of holes in the ground, but without a collection system to get it to market, we’re wasting our time.” That is how state Sen. E. more »»

Thousands turn out for gas industry job fair

May 2, 2010 Pennsylvania College of Technology student James Geddy stood in a line “a block-and-half long” to get into the Marcellus Shale job fair Saturday at the college field house. more »»

Expo kicks off with informative Friday session

May 1, 2010 This year, an estimated 107,000 people could be employed, either directly or in support companies, by the natural gas industry in the Marcellus Shale regio. more »»

Anti-drilling crusader visits Williamsport

May 1, 2010 DISH, Texas, Mayor Calvin Tillman was given a hero’s welcome Friday during a visit to Williamsport. more »»

Casey calls for more oversight of natural gas drilling operation

April 27, 2010 Contamination of underground drinking water sources at a Susquehanna County natural gas drilling site has prompted U.S. Sen. more »»

Support voiced for gas tax

April 20, 2010 LEWISBURG — Two members of Gov. Ed Rendell’s cabinet expressed strong support over the weekend for a severance tax on natural gas extracted from the Marcellus Shale. more »»

Shale brings Houston-based firm to Muncy

April 20, 2010 HOUSTON — BJ Services Co. more »»

Symposium covers wide range of issues

April 20, 2010 LEWISBURG — Bucknell University’s Institute for Public Policy’s symposium on the Marcellus Shale provided a forum for scientists, industry representatives, economic development specialists and... more »»

College connects courses, gas industry

April 18, 2010 With a new industry bringing truckloads of gas workers from other areas, Pennsylvania College of Technology has begun offering a number of programs to help area residents learn the basic skills... more »»

Gas company hit with drilling ban, fine due to still-faulty wells

April 17, 2010 TOWANDA — According to the Daily Review newspaper, a natural gas company has been banned from drilling in a 9-square-mile area of Susquehanna County for at least a year because methane from faulty... more »»

Gas industry’s potential impact on the environment discussed at public hearing here

April 14, 2010 While few people are questioning the enormous economic impact of developing the natural gas resources in the Marcellus Shale, the gas industry’s potential impact on the environment is generating a... more »»

Impact on bay cleanup not known

April 14, 2010 How will Marcellus Shale development in the Susquehanna River basin impact efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay? “We do not know,” said Harry Campbell, Pennsylvania senior scientist for the... more »»

Rails ride the gas boom

April 12, 2010 In August of 2008, the Lycoming Valley Railroad was already growing and expanding. Then the railroad started to get business from Marcellus Shale development. more »»

Agencies use the Internet to provide information about industry activity

April 11, 2010 When the Lycoming County Community Gas Drilling Task Force was created about two years ago, one of the first orders of business was to develop a Web site providing information about local drilling... more »»

Frack tour reveals details about natural gas operation

April 4, 2010 MANSFIELD — The discovery of natural gas locked deep underground in the Marcellus Shale has resulted in a sort of “gas rush” to the area of the natural gas industry seeking to unlock its energy from... more »»

Industry looks for more than sites to drill on

April 2, 2010 LOCK HAVEN — Drive the highways and back roads of central Pennsylvania and it becomes abundantly clear the Marcellus Shale natural gas play is intensifying. more »»

Politicians propound challenge of gas growth is balancing fact, fiction

April 2, 2010 WELLSBORO — As gas drilling protestors staged a vigil outside, state and federal legislators spoke about that hot topic Thursday at the Tioga County Development Corp. more »»

Public forum examines effects of gas drilling

February 8, 2009 A Wednesday forum will focus on the potential impacts of natural gas development on the environment and what regulatory agencies are doing to deal with those impacts. more »»



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