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Marcellus shale gas boom in western PA – Headlines week of October 25th

Marcellus shale gas boom in western PA – Headlines week of October 25th

October 28, 2013 by Scott Rife Leave a Comment

The Marcellus Shale Gas boom has taken the united states by storm, especially in the Pittsburgh, PA region of the U.S. — right in JADCO’s backyard.

While we see the activity on our streets and in our neighborhoods every day, we also keep a keen eye on the headlines to be informed of the economic developments.

Shale Development in Perspective: Economic Benefits, Jobs, Increased Energy Security

October 23, 2013 · Blog RSS · PITTSBURGH — Natural gas production from the Marcellus Shale region is growing faster than expected, according to a new federal report issued Tuesday. Marcellus production has now reached 12 billion cubic feet a day, the Energy Information Administration report found. That’s the energy equivalent of about 2 million barrels of oil a day, and more than six times the 2009 production rate. For perspective, if the Marcellus Shale region were…

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Bursting Shale Gas Bubbles

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October 23, 2013 · Jo Abbess · I am not confident that the American Shale Gas “boom” is as solid as energy analysts describe, so I set out to find some numbers, to try to check my suspicion.

You know how it is with government websites : lots of webpages with little intelligence to help you navigate them to find out exactly the answers to your questions. I was trying to ascertain current American shale gas production data, and I kept finding myself at this webpage on…

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North America Leads the World in Production of Shale Gas

October 24, 2013 · GlobalEnergyWorld.com: Be the first to know · The United States and Canada are the only major producers of commercially viable natural gas from shale formations in the world, even though about a dozen other countries have conducted exploratory test wells, according to a joint U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)/Advanced Resources International (ARI) study released in June. China is the only nation outside of North America that has registered commercially viable production of shale gas, although the volumes contribute less than 1…

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