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Marcellus Formation

In the first New York State Geological Survey, also begun that year, James Hall established the term "Marcellus Shale" in his 1839 report titled "Marcellus Shales  ...

Marcellus Shale: Results Continue to Amaze Geologists

Apr 3, 2015 ... The Marcellus Shale is the largest natural gas field in the United States and one of the largest in the world.

Marcellus Shale Coalition

The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) works with partners in the Appalachian Basin and across the country to address issues regarding the production of clean , ...
The Marcellus Shale, a mammoth natural gas field that lies below much of western Pennsylvania as well as portions of New York, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland, was named in 1839 by a New York state geologist for the town of Marcellus, New York, where he first found and... More »
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PA DCNR - Geology - Marcellus Shale

Q. What is the Marcellus shale? The Marcellus shale is an organic-rich black shale that was deposited in an oxygen-deficient marine environment during Middle ...

Marcellus Shale | StateImpact Pennsylvania - NPR StateImpact

Marcellus Shale is a sedimentary rock buried thousands of feet beneath the earth's surface. It stretches from upstate New York south through Pennsylvania to  ... has Marcellus Shale photos of gas wells and Marcellus Shale drilling equipment in Pennsylvania, with news, photographs and stories on  ...

Marcellus Shale - Oil & Gas Financial Journal

Marcellus shale oil production and exploration news, resources and oil company stocks covering oil shale. Coverage includes Marcellus shale formation, oil ...

The Marcellus Shale Formation Information Site

Facts and information about the Marcellus shale. Maps and info about natural gas production in the Marcellus formation.

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Q: What is the Marcellus shale formation?
A: The Marcellus Formation is a black shale that may contain limestone beds and Read More »
Q: What are the minerals in Marcellus shale?
A: "The Marcellus Formation is a black shale that may contain limestone beds and concentrations of iron pyrite (FeS2) and siderite (FeCO3) Its sedimentary structur... Read More »
Q: Where is the Marcellus Shale located?
A: This tells you:…. Read More »
Q: What is the issue of the Marcellus Shale Drilling?
A: As recently as 2002 the United States Geological Survey in its Read More »
Q: Is marcellus shale natural gas?
A: Yes it is considered a natural gas since it is not mixed wth unauthorized chemicals, of the A899 chemichal law if any chemichal is mixed it would not be natural... Read More »