Friday Feb 14
Industrial Waste Can be Engineered into Proppants for Shale Gas and Oil Recovery
Industrial and domestic waste materials are viable alternative sources of raw materials for engineering proppants - particles used to open rock fractures - for use in shale gas and oil recovery, according to Penn State material scientists John Hellmann and Barry Scheetz.
DEP plans hearing on proposed oil/gas regs
The state Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing on proposed oil and gas surface activities for conventional and unconventional operators at the Warren County Courthouse at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12. "One of the clear messages we've been getting through this hearing and comment process, from both industry and ... (more)