Putting a Face to PA’s Bountiful Natural Gas Production

MDN brought you the latest good news with respect to Pennsylvania’s production numbers today (see our companion story “PA Gas Production #s Released”). We ran across an article that puts a face to those numbers. Really, at the end of the day, what do those numbers mean for landowners? Is it like hitting the lottery with bags of money sitting around? Here’s the story of a farming family in Harford Township (Susquehanna County), PA. They just happen to have three of the top 5 producing wells in the entire state for the second half of 2013 sitting on their land.

We were struck by the integrity and character of these folks. Although they obviously have a fair bit of money pouring in from royalties, it’s “not enough to make them rich”–not yet anyway. They still farm and are humble people at heart. Salt of the earth types…

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