Bradford County Video - Marcellus Shale: The Challenges and Opportunities Ahead
County officials from Bradford County, PA traveled to Wise County, TX to understand what the future environmental, social, and economic impacts and benefits may be on their area in PA. On Tuesday, December 16, 2008, Bradford County officials gave their presentation at the Candor High School auditorium. You can view both the video and slideshow presentation here.
Learn how new drilling technology and rising fuel prices are driving the natural gas rush in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale—a 6,000 foot deep rock formation which has the potential to fuel the entire country for two full years.
This live, one-hour, call-in program on Thursday, May 22, offered viewers objective and reliable advice about: Natural gas exploration and drilling on leased land, Lease negotiations and addenda, Financial, environmental, and infrastructure impacts.
A discussion about Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and implications for natural gas development. Guest Tom Murphy, host Dave Messersmith, both Penn State Extension Educators.
Should You Sign A Gas Lease? Part 1
A discussion of the factors landowners need to consider before signing a gas lease on their property. Featuring Ken Balliet and Dave Messersmith, both Extension Educators with Penn State Extension.
Should You Sign A Gas Lease? Part 2
Part 2 is a discussion of the factors landowners need to consider before signing a gas lease on their property. Featuring Ken Balliet and Dave Messersmith, both Extension Educators with Penn State Extension.
Natural Gas Drilling
A 10 minute presentation on how one company drills for natural gas.
Fracing A Natural Gas Well
A virtual tour of a well site in Lycoming County Pennsylvania during the 'fracing' process.
Natural Gas Well Frac Pressure Release (part 2)
This is a few minutes later when we opened the valve a little bit more to release more pressure. The pressure was significant enough to blow like this for the better part of a day. We have just reopened the well head to release the pressure built up from the liquid nitrogen that was used to fracture or "frac" the shale underneath. A pipe was set to release the pressure into the waste pit to muffle the sound.
Farm Ruined From Drilling Operations
A video that discusses some of the negative aspects of drilling.
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