Helpful Links

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In support of its efforts to disseminate research-based information on natural-gas-related issues to Pennsylvanians, Penn State Extension has joined with several key business firms to form the Penn State Marcellus Educational Consortium.

PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Oil and Gas Resources for Pennsylvanians.

 PA Department of Environmental Protection

DEP’s Office of Oil and Gas Management is responsible for the statewide oil and gas conservation and environmental programs to facilitate the safe exploration, development, recovery of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas reservoirs in a manner that will protect the commonwealth’s natural resources and the environment.

The office develops policy and programs for the regulation of oil and gas development and production pursuant to the Oil and Gas Act, the Coal and Gas Resource Coordination Act, and the Oil and Gas Conservation Law; oversees the oil and gas permitting and inspection programs; develops statewide regulation and standards; conducts training programs for industry; and works with the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and the Technical Advisory Board

Natural Gas Forum for Landowners

Here you will find a community of landowners and professionals who can help you avoid common pitfalls.

The Marcellus Shale Coalition

The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) works with exploration and production, midstream, and supply chain partners in the Appalachian Basin and across the country to address issues regarding the production of clean, job-creating, American natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays.

Geoscience News and Information