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Directional drilling and hydraulic-fracturing technologies are dramatically increasing natural-gas extraction. In aquifers overlying the Marcellus and Utica shale formations of...
Natural gas extracted from shale formations is one of the fastest growing sources of energy in the United States. Our IQP analyzes public data regarding regulatory violations...
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A geochemical context for stray gas investigations in the northern Appalachian Basin: Implications of analyses of natural gases from Neogene-through Devonian-age strata As the...
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This is an overview of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, giving the geology for Marcellus.
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Cleavage duplexes are zones of platy, spaced cleavage, that either parallel bedding or ramp through shale sections. Examples are 2-60 m thick. The cleavage within the zones is...
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Natural Gas Plays in the Marcellus Shale: Challenges and Potential Opportunities The U.S. has abundant natural gas resources within the Barnett Shale, Haynesville/Bossier Shale,...
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Brines having moderate to high salt content (up to 343 grams per liter [g/L]) occupy most pore spaces in rocks below a depth of a few thousand feet in Pennsylvania and are...
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A newly discovered bacterium, Desulfotomaculum auripigmentum, precipitates arsenic trisulfide (As2S3). Precipitation of As2S3 by this organism results from its reduction of...
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A quick fact sheet with some data produced by ProChemTech to describe the treatment of Marcellus gas well hydrofracture wastewater disposal.
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Increased stray gas abundance in a subset of drinking water wells near Marcellus shale gas extraction Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing are transforming energy...
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At current estimates of recoverable natural gas of more than 489 tcf, the Marcellus Shale is considered to be among the largest natural gas reserves in the world. The...
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NETLThe F. C. Deemer repository at NETL consists of over 10,000 samples of drill cuttings from historic wells within the Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania. The samples are from 24...
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In recent years, shale gas formations have become economically viable through the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. These techniques carry potential...
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The discovery of large reserves of natural gas in shale formations – shale gas – has been a major positive development for the energy picture of the US and the world. Yet a...
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Large quantities of highly saline brine flow from gas wells in the Marcellus Formation after hydraulic stimulation (‘‘fracking’’). This study assesses the composition of these...
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New York State is underlain by numerous bedrock formations of Cambrian to Devonian age that produce natural gas and to a lesser extent oil. This USGS Open-File report examines...
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A new method to treat fracture fluids in situ.
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A PowerPoint presentation by John A Harper about the Marcellus Shale.
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The Council Run field of north central Pennsylvania is one of the most productive natural gas fields in the central Appalachian basin. The field is enigmatic because of its...
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Long term containment of stored CO2 in deep geological reservoirs will depend on the performance of the caprock to prevent the buoyant CO2 from escaping to shallow drinking...
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