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NEW Marcellus Shale Publications

Marcellus Education Fact Sheet: Impacts, Opportunities, and Challenges for Marcellus-Related Businesses in PennsylvaniaThe Marcellus Education Fact Sheet: Impacts, Opportunities, and Challenges for Marcellus-Related Businesses in Pennsylvania describes issues of Marcellus shale development on businesses in the commonwealth that have intentionally positioned themselves to benefit from the expected increase in economic activities. The publication also looks at strategies employed by businesses to address future impacts and the types of assistance they are seeking.

The results of a household survey sent to 1,000 landowners located within 1,000 feet of active Marcellus wells are detailed in the Marcellus Education Fact Sheet: Natural Gas Lessors’ Experiences in Bradford and Tioga Counties, 2010. The survey results provide insights into what occurred in two of Pennsylvania’s most active Marcellus shale counties during 2010 and what other counties could potentially experience as drilling activity increases throughout the state.

Download Penn State Marcellus Education Fact Sheets for more information.