Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Marcellus Shale Gas Leasing Videos Now on You Tube

I was just notified by Pat Baxter from WPSU-TV. They have just completed posting a number of educational videos concerning gas leasing in the Marcellus Shale on You Tube. They include live interviews with Penn State professionals and company representatives as well as live video of an actual drilling site.

Fracing a Natural Gas Well
This is short three minute video produced by Penn State Cooperative Extension Educator Dave Messersmith. The video shows an actual well drilling site in Lycoming County. The site is owned and operated by Chief Oil an Gas. The video was produced in February 2008.

Gas Exploration in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania is in the midst of a natural gas rush with gas companies buying up mineral rights from landowners all over the state. Patty Satalia talks with Penn State professor Terry Engelder about what exactly the gas companies are drilling for and Penn State Cooperative Extension agent Tom Murphy about what landowners should think about if approached by a company looking to buy their mineral rights. To view the full 21 minute video go to:

Pennsylvania Gas Rush
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 originally aired 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

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