Armstrong Search President to Address Audience on Signs of the Next Shale Boom
Energy and Title Expert Raymond Schmaus to Address Audience on Lessons Learned and How to Spot the Next Trend in Shale Gas
Pittsburgh,PA- Armstrong Search announced that founder and President, Raymond Schmaus, has partnered with the California University of Pennsylvania to give a live seminar on the future in Shale Gas and Appalachian Energy.
The event will take place on November…Continue
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Live Real Estate Auction
Saturday, February 11 at 10 a.m.
Location: 1445 Reese Hill Rd., Wellsboro, PA 16901
Open House: Sun., Jan. 29 from Noon - 2 p.m. or by appointment
• 55 acres open & wooded with stream
• 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath raised ranch with deck
• Full basement with ground level entry
• Just a few minutes to Wellsboro and Mansfield
• Excellent hunting area, just minutes to Tioga/Hammond Lakes recreation…Continue
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The debate pits those who see the industry as an engine for economic growth against those who fear that lax standards create a potential for natural disaster.
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Have a regulated pipeline in your production/gathering grid?
Know what you need to pass an audit and meet DOT and PUC compliance regulations?
Is AC current creating a safety hazard and causing corrosion on your pipelines?
Sign up for the Pipeline Compliance in the Marcellus Shale Seminar to learn more about how you can meet regulatory requirements…
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The following is text from EPA Site.
"Water is an integral component of the hydraulic fracturing process. EPA Office of Water regulates waste disposal of flowback and sometimes the injection of fracturing fluids as authorized by the Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act.
Safe Drinking Water Act
Several statutes may be leveraged to protect water quality, but EPA’s central authority to protect drinking water is drawn from the Safe Drinking Water Act…
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As a young geologist working at Wilkes University, I got a call from a private well owner about a problem with salty water. The site was located in the northern part of Susquehanna County. I did not collect the sample, but sent them a sampling kit to collect the sample and the homeowner mailed the sample back to me at Wilkes University. This program has know grown into to the Homeowner Outreach Program at Wilkes University -…Continue
The Wilkes University Center for Environmental Quality, through its Homeowner Outreach Program, has been conducting water quality analysis and education for the past 20 years. Even though our groundwater resources are one of our most important assets, there is limited data on the quality and quantity of regional groundwater. Wilkes University is establishing a regional water quality database and we are requesting your participation by allowing us to add the data from your certified…
ShureLine Construction was one of more than 700 that attended Tri-County Oil and Gas Expo. The originally anticipated attendance of only 250 was a severe underestimation with the ever growing fervor surrounding the Marcellus Shale play. The pinnacle moment of the weekend seemed to be the mixer held at the Hilton Gardens in Southpointe where presenters…Continue
Because of the recent interest in the Marcellus Shale in PA, there has been a significant increase in drilling of deep natural gas production wells. One of the primary concerns or issues is Pennsylvania, would be the potential for these wells to impact surrounding freshwater wells. Since most of these freshwater wells are wells that are classified as private or unregulated wells and these wells are typically constructed with no minimal construction standard, a primary concern for developing…Continue
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Getting Your Water Tested – Why?
In Pennsylvania, there are no statewide regulations that truly guarantee that a private well is properly constructed and that the water from the well is potable, i.e., drinkable. In Pennsylvania and other states, a private well is not defined as a public water supply system and not regulated by the PADEP or EPA. There are some counties in Pennsylvania that do provide some regulatory oversight with respect to the siting, construction, and…
DEP revising oil and gas well regs
This is a reposting of an article- I think it is critical for citizens, professionals, and organizations to review and comment.
Public comment sought by March 2
By SANDY LONG
PENNSYLVANIA — In efforts to provide better protection to Pennsylvania’s water resources, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is revising its existing rules for the construction of oil and gas wells and soliciting comments on the…
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This is a reposting of an article writtent by Sharon Corderman - but I get this question alot.
Rewards and Risks of the Marcellus
Part I in a series
By Sharon Corderman
Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 2:46 PM CST
Claims have been made that the potential exists for some level of radioactive material to be in the wastewater and drill cuttings coming from the Marcellus shale. According to Peter Davies, professor of biology at Cornell University, New…