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Learn About the Marcellus Shale

The Marcellus Shale represents tremendous opportunities for Pennsylvania: Clean-burning, domestically produced energy; jobs in the natural gas industry and associated businesses; and economic benefits to individuals and communities across the Commonwealth.   What is the Marcellus Shale? Formed about 380 million years ago, the Marcellus Shale is a deep geologic formation that covers more than […]

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Texas oil output hits highest level in two decades

Texas oil production rose by almost 100 million barrels in 2012 over the previous year, to the highest level in two decades. It was the fifth consecutive year with an increase. Despite a drop in oil prices last spring, economist Karr Ingham predicts production will rise again in 2013. Ingham offered a look at the […]

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