Archive for 'Marcellus Shale' Category

Marcellus Shale: Suffering from Solastalgia

Feb 5th, 2010 by Diane Seymour | 0

Image by nicholas_t “You told me about the winners of the Marcellus drilling.  What about the losers?”  My friend asked this after scanning an article in the Daily Review about a public hearing on fracing fluid. I finished the last bite of my Krispy Kreme before answering. “Well, you know, I’m writing a story about the […]

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Marcellus Shale: Winners and Losers

Oct 23rd, 2009 by Diane Seymour | 2

Image by MyEyeSees “Have you been reading anything besides Marcellus Shale gas stuff lately?” my friend asked as we gathered up papers scattered across the conference table. “Well, gas drilling occupies a lot of my reading time,” I replied, “but last month I plowed through all nine hundred thirty-seven pages of Michener’s “Hawaii” and now […]

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Marcellus Shale: DEP Help Needed

Jan 26th, 2009 by Diane Seymour | 0

Image by mdmarkus66 “You haven’t mentioned the Marcellus Shale to me since we talked about China,” my friend says as we settle at a table in the Weigh Station Café. I hesitate, not sure that I want to spend our lunchtime talking about natural gas, but can’t resist. “Well, I got sidetracked by the election, […]

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Marcellus Shale: This Land Is My Land…Or Is It?

Aug 29th, 2008 by Diane Seymour | 0

Image by toddheft “I like him.” my friend said, somewhat defensively, referring to the landsman who talked with him about signing a gas lease in the Marcellus Shale. “Well, I like him too,” I shot back, “but remember, he probably won’t be around here next year, and who knows what company you’ll be dealing with […]

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Marcellus Shale: A Plea for Caution

Jul 26th, 2008 by Diane Seymour | 2

Image by Nicholas_T “You’re just being pessimistic. It won’t be that bad,” my friend said, referring to my concerns about the gas boom from the Marcellus Shale. “No,” I replied. “I’m just being cautious. We know the money will be good, but there’s a whole lot more to think about besides the money.” A year […]

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Marcellus Shale – At What Price?

Jul 10th, 2008 by Diane Seymour | 0

Image by ragesoss “Marcellus, who’s she?” I asked. “It’s not Marcellus who,” my friend said. “It’s Marcellus what. It’s the Marcellus Shale and it’s going to make a lot of people around here really rich.” And so began my introduction to a potentially life-altering phenomenon… The Marcellus Shale formation runs from the southern tier of […]

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