Gas from the Upper Devonian
August 6, 2013 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Most of the drilling in western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia has targeted the Marcellus Shale and the Utica Shale. Most of these wells penetrate the Upper Devonian, which also has the potential of producing natural gas. Now a few companies are starting to drill the Upper Devonian and are finding some success.
Fourth LNG Export Facility Authorized
September 15, 2013 | Reuters
The Department of Energy has authorized a fourth LNG export facility. The Dominion Resources Cove Point terminal in Maryland now has a conditional permit for LNG exports, which will most likely be produced using natural gas from the Marcellus Shale.
Related: What is LNG?
How Much of Our Natural Gas is from Shale?
February 11, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration recently published their annual Liquid Fuels and Natural Gas in the Americas report.
It includes an interesting chart showing that in 2012, shale formations accounted for about 40% of the United States' natural gas production.