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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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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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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 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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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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A PowerPoint by John A Harper and Jaime Kostelnick depicting the drilling and completion stages of hydraulic fracturing.
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A PowerPoint presentation by John A Harper about the Marcellus Shale.
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Methane has been found as a dissolved gas in numerous ground-water samples from water wells in West Virginia. Methane (CH4) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can...
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