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9:29 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Marcellus Shale To Yield Record Amount Of Natural Gas

New data from energy industry analysts and the federal government show the Marcellus Shale formation running under Ohio and several other states is about to become the most productive natural gas field in the US. But Jay Apt, a professor of technology at Carnegie Mellon University, questions whether the volume of production will fuel the growth of local industry, or whether the gas will be shipped to Canada, the Gulf Coast or overseas, where the price is much higher.