November 20, 2017

Drilling, Earthquakes, and Motley Fools

Fort Worth Citizens Against Neighborhood Drilling Ordinance (FWCanDo)
CanDo Blogs

From the, “What-is-this-world-coming-to” Department…
The Fort Worth City Council will soon decide if allowing earthquakes inside the city limits is OK. I’ve lost track of the number of earthquakes that have occurred in the Barnett Shale since the beginning of … Continue reading

Shale Reserve Estimate Slashed

Bloomberg News
Wednesday August 24, 2011

The United States will slash its estimate of undiscovered Marcellus shale natural gas by nearly 80 percent after an updated assessment by government geologists.

The formation, which stretches from New York to Tennessee, contains about 84 trillion cubic feet of gas, the U.S. Geological … Continue reading

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Devonian Marcellus Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province, 2011

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) estimated a mean undiscovered natural gas resource of 84,198 billion cubic feet and a mean undiscovered natural gas liquids resource of 3,379 million barrels in the Devonian Marcellus Shale within the Appalachian Basin Province. All this … Continue reading

Cornell Fracture Group

Anthony Ingraffea, Cornell Fracture Group

The CFG members include Prof. Anthony Ingraffea, research associates, and graduate students. The mission of the Cornell Fracture Group is to create, to verify, and to validate computational simulation systems for fracture control in engineered systems. We have included some tutorial and demo simulations to … Continue reading