• PA Wells Drilled Map


    Environment / Marcellus Shale Drilling

    No subject has attracted the attention of the Pittsburgh Region as has the explosion of interest in deep-well gas drilling into the Marcellus Formation, a shale formation thousands of feet below the land surface. The map below from Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research shows drilling permits issued over time. More


  • PA Drilling Permits Map


    Environment / Marcellus Shale Drilling

    No subject has attracted the attention of the Pittsburgh Region as has the explosion of interest in deep-well gas drilling into the Marcellus Formation, a shale formation thousands of feet below the land surface. The map below from Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research shows drilling permits issued over time.   More


  • Drilling Permits Issued – Annual Trend


    Environment / Marcellus Shale Drilling

    No subject has attracted the attention of the Pittsburgh Region as has the explosion of interest in deep-well gas drilling into the Marcellus Formation; a shale formation thousands of feet below the land surface. Reports will be available here and updated annually. Regional activity outside the boundaries of Pennsylvania will be similarly reported as well... More


  • Wells Drilled – Annual Trend


    Environment / Marcellus Shale Drilling

    No subject has attracted the attention of the Pittsburgh Region as has the explosion of interest in deep-well gas drilling into the Marcellus Formation; a shale formation thousands of feet below the land surface. Reports will be available here and up-dated quarterly. Regional activity outside the boundaries of Pennsylvania will be similarly reported as well... More