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Tom Murphy

Co-Director, Marcellus Center of Outreach and Research (MCOR), Penn State University

Tom Murphy is the Co-Director of Penn State’s Marcellus Center of Outreach and Research (MCOR).  He has 25+ years of experience working with landowners, researchers, industry, government agencies, and public officials during his tenure with the College of Ag Sciences within the University. His work has been namely in the realm of educational consultation in natural resource development, with an emphasis specifically in natural gas exploration and related topics. He has lectured widely on unconventional shale gas development and its impacts including landowner leasing issues, environmental aspects, the drilling process, infrastructure development, workforce, and financial considerations. In his role with MCOR, he provides leadership to a range of Penn State’s Marcellus-related activities.  Mr. Murphy is a graduate of Penn State University.