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The Process of Natural Gas Extraction From the Marcellus Shale

The Process of Natural Gas Extraction From the Marcellus Shale

This lesson plan from the Pennsylvania Geological Survey provides an overview of the processes used to extract natural gas from shale gas reservoirs like the Marcellus shale. A detailed outline is provided for instructors to structure a lecture with. Some of the specific topic areas covered include the Marcellus drilling process, Marcellus well completions and water management. This material is intended for high-school age and older students, and the lecture should take one 45 minute class period to complete. This document may be downloaded in PDF file format.

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