Archive for April 25th, 2012

Report from England Links Fracking to Earthquakes

Does fracking cause earthquakes? A newly released report from England reportedly confirms a link between hydraulic fracturing of a shale gas well and earthquake activity. And this is not an injection well, but a standard, hydraulically fractured natural gas well. A copy of the report is embedded below. MDN will walk you through the background, […]

Ohio Utica Shale Map Creates a Big Buzz

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently released an updated map showing their best guess as to where the best prospects are for Utica Shale drilling in the state (a copy of the map is embedded below). And boy oh boy, is that map creating a buzz! Some residents are excited that their property […]

Trumbull County, OH to Get First Utica Shale Well in June

Utica Shale drilling is coming in June to Trumbull County, Ohio. CNX Gas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CONSOL Energy, just received a permit to drill its first well in the county.

Jamestown Post-Journal Poll on Fracking Support in NY

The Jamestown, NY Post-Journal is currently running a poll of its readership with the question: Would you support hydrofracking in New York state? MDN voted (in the affirmative of course), and here were the results as of this morning:

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Wed, Apr 25, 2012

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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