Information on Marcellus Shale and natural gas, including environmental impacts such as seismic activity, invasive plants, light and noise, soil compaction, effects on forest habitat and wildlife. Knowledge on methane and hydraulic fracturing.
Report finds injected and produced water from conventional oil and gas production is ten times more than unconventional production.
The three-year WATer and Energy Resources Study (WATER Study) is concentrating on testing drinking water samples and interviewing residents in Ohio in relation to oil and gas drilling activities, groundwater chemistry, and human health.
TOPCORP presents Luke J. Plants, Chief Operating Officer with Plants & Goodwin Inc. to provide insight on issues, considerations, and the process used when successfully decommissioning a well.
Discovery that the enzyme in the methane-methanol conversion contains one copper ion can lead to human-made catalysts for future fuels.
A new CIRES study shows no significant increase of total U.S. methane emissions during time of increased natural gas production
Penn State professors collaborate to bring theory to application regarding seismic activity during geothermal exploration.
Join Eureka Resources's Jerel J. Bogdan, vice president of engineering, and Daniel J. Ertel, chief executive officer, to discuss wastewater treatment technologies.
Penn State researcher awarded grant to study how rock deforms with resource extraction.
Brian Younkin, with Directed Technologies Drilling, will discuss horizontal directional drilling in pipeline construction.
Josh Woda, a Penn State Department of Geosciences graduate student, will explain how methane migration can change aquifer properties as well as what we can learn by investigating case studies near hydrocarbon migration.
TOPCORP presents Mike Leonard, community relations manager with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, to discuss a risk-based approach to oil and gas well inspections.
Penn State scientists identify chemical clues that can distinguish methane migration related to shale gas development from methane that was pre-existing.
A super-absorbent material developed by Penn State scientists could dramatically reduce the environmental impact of oil spills on oceans and allow recovered oil to be refined normally.
The Basin Methane Reconciliation Study identifies the possible gap between top-down aircraft measurements and bottom-up ground methane calculations from natural gas facilities and equipment.
Recent Penn State and Union College research indicates elevated concentrations of strontium in freshwater mussels downstream from oil and gas wastewater disposal sites.
Interactive map highlights areas of ecological significance to consider for pipeline construction in the Delaware River Basin.
Four-year study finds no link between methane in water wells outside Fort Worth and natural gas operations in the Barnett Shale.
Seth Pelepko, PA DEP, and Luke Plants, Plants and Goodwin, Inc. will discuss the process and issues in decommissioning orphan and abandoned wells in the Commonwealth.
Donna Vorhees, Director, Energy Research Program, Health Effects Institute, will discuss the Energy Research program and providing impartial science relevant to decision-making.
Long-term study collected data from five sites in southwestern Pennsylvania, measuring various pollutants associated with oil and gas operations.