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Natural Gas Liquids and the Marcellus Shale
September 10, 2013 | Penn State Extension

Penn State Extension has a recorded webinar and PowerPoint presentation that explains natural gas liquids as they relate to the Marcellus Shale and related economic development.

Related: What is the Marcellus Shale?

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Tapping the Utica ahd the Marcellus from a Single Drill Pad?
March 11, 2014 | BizJournals
A company in Ohio plans to drill wells into both the Marcellus Shale and the Utica Shale from a single drill pad in Ohio. The expect dry gas production from the deeper Utica and liquids production from the Marcellus. Related: Horizontal Well Density in the Utica Shale.

Two Ethane Crackers in the Marcellus Utica?
November 20, 2013 | BizJournals
Nearly two years ago Shell was interested in building an ethane cracker in western Pennsylvania to process the liquids-rich gas being produced from the Marcellus and Utica Shales in the Ohio River Valley. Now Odebrecht and Braskem Americas is talking about building a cracker in the northern West Virginia panhandle and some believe that puts the Shell project in jeopardy.

US Shale Keeping Energy Price Down
December 3, 2013 | Bloomberg, The Telegraph, Reuters
Today's news has several stories that explain how oil and natural gas from shales are moderating energy prices for consumers. Bloomberg: Marcellus gas eliminates a regional price premium in the Northeast. The Telegraph: Low cost ethane helps British manufacturers Reuters: Shale oil will moderate oil prices in 2014

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