Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Monday, Nov 28, 2011

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

Expo will show high schoolers career opportunities in oil and gas
O-R Online
On Dec. 6, the expo committee, Southwest Training Services Inc., Job Training for Beaver County and Western Area Career & Technology Center are bringing the area’s high school students together with nearly 40 companies to talk about career opportunities in the local oil and gas industry.

Marcellus Shale Coalition offers hunting tips
The Citizens’ Voice
This season, hunters will find more and more changes to their hunting grounds in the natural gas drilling regions of the state.

W.Va. needs to deal with Marcellus issues
Charleston Daily Mail
Senate President Jeff Kessler hopes the Legislature will consider Marcellus shale regulation in December rather than wait until next year’s regular session.

Industrial plant, gas surge bring hope to Youngstown, Ohio
The Times Leader
A rare sight in hard-luck Youngstown, a new industrial plant, has generated hope that a surge in oil and natural gas drilling across a multistate region might jump-start a revival in Rust Belt manufacturing.

Don’t let Big Green stymie boom in energy jobs
PageantCast News Desk
Imagine that you never went to college and you have virtually no experience punching the time clock, thanks to the ongoing depression in blue-collar jobs in American manufacturing.

Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling hasn’t hurt hunting, sportsmen say
Walking through the forest, hoping to chase a black bear past wounded service members from Iraq and Afghanistan, Ed Fisher and his friends encountered a 10-acre well pad for drilling into the Marcellus Shale.

Investors buying up Tioga’s flood-damaged houses
Ithaca Journal
His business plan is to offer housing to those involved in the natural gas industry.