Gas Field Drillers, Activists Seek Statewide Rules for Wells

Trib Live By Katelyn Ferral There are more regulations for cutting hair than for drilling water wells in Pennsylvania. To cut hair, you must hold a cosmetologist degree, pass an exam and get a license that outlines how you can practice. To drill a well and install a water pump, you need only register drilling […]

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Testing Turbines to Save Energy

Penn State University By Krista Weidner They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. But a little knowledge can also be comforting. For anyone who has sat on a jet airplane at takeoff, tense and sweaty-palmed, wondering how in the world this gigantic assemblage will manage to climb into the sky and stay up, […]

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Oil, Gas Industry Tries to Keep Talent in Pipeline

Trib Live By David Conti Four years ago, Bryan Dickson and Matt Ockree were among the youngest engineers working on gas well pads in Western Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale fields. “I was out in the frack van with Bryan a lot of days and a lot of nights, learning from the people with more experience,” said […]

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Oil, Gas Industry Tries to Keep Talent in Pipeline

Trib Live By David Conti Four years ago, Bryan Dickson and Matt Ockree were among the youngest engineers working on gas well pads in Western Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale fields. “I was out in the frack van with Bryan a lot of days and a lot of nights, learning from the people with more experience,” said […]

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