Reducing environmental risk associated with Marcellus shale gas fracturing

04/02/2012
John Robinson Dewberry Parsippany, NJ This article was written to express a professional opinion regarding the use of available groundwater technology to reduce both real and perceived water quality impacts from shale gas hydraulic fracturing (fracing) operations, particularly in the Marcellus shale. As the natural gas industry marches forward in the Marcellus shale gas play in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio, federal and state agencies struggle with the development of new regulations to protect human health and the environment. In 2011, Pennsylvania greatly modified its Oil and Gas Regulations Code; New York prepared an Oil, Gas, and Solution Mining supplemental draft gen...
read-story

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.

 

Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected