Talisman Energy Expanding in Pennsylvania

Talisman Energy (Nov 3):
Press Release: Talisman Energy Reports $838 Million Cash Flow in Third Quarter

Talisman Energy, an oil and gas drilling company headquartered in Calgary, Alerta (Canada), reports the following in a recent press release:

The Company has added over 170,000 net acres of high quality land in the Pennsylvania Marcellus and Montney shale plays, investing approximately $570 million, the majority of it subsequent to September 30.

Production from the Pennsylvania Marcellus shale play was over 50 mmcf/d [million cubic feet per day] at the end of October. A total of 31 gross wells have been drilled year-to-date and a third rig has been added, with plans to move to six rigs by year end.