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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:37:11 AM

Marcellus Shale natural gas production is rising even faster this year than energy experts had predicted, and that's having a national impact on energy.

Bentek, a Colorado company that analyzes energy trends, said 2013 production in Pennsylvania and West Virginia is up about 50 percent compared with last year. Figures for the pipelines that take gas out of theMarcellus show that in the first six months of the year, Pennsylvania produced about 1.5 trillion cubic feet of gas, with projections for a year-end total of about 3.2 trillion cubic feet.

That yearly number translates into the equivalent of about 550 million barrels of oil.

The official mid-2013 production figures for Pennsylvania and West Virginia haven't been released yet by those states, but Bentek's figures are considered very
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NedW
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 12:24:57 AM

Thank you for submitting this article, kx250.
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remay
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 12:11:27 AM

And what is being done with it?
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 11:49:21 PM

You are correct DanMtz, it was down around $2.50 now at $3.50+.

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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:39:20 PM

The price of natural gas can only go so low and there's only so much storage. What next?
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:29:18 AM

These growing numbers are fantastic for the local and state economies. I reckon that is why the Eco-imperialists are so against oil and gas production.
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toolman3md
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:19:17 AM

Old news.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:00:44 AM

But for how long?
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tomok
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 2:50:20 AM

Marcellus Shale natural gas output rising fast. Marcellus Shale natural gas production is rising even faster this year than energy experts had predicted.
Take care of the domestic fuel market first and above all else before exporting and selling fuel or natural gas to other countries!
More fracking, more chance to pollute the surface and underground waters. Properly treat the fracking water so it can be released safely on the surface. Recycle water into the underground rocks fracturing Only if there are NO contaminates or pollutants injected into the underground water and rock system at the same time.
Anyone for flaming water from the kitchen faucet? How about More earthquakes from additional ground water and fracking operations?
We need clean drinkable water and uncontaminated lakes and streams!
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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RogerB
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:06:32 AM

- Very Interesting . . . .








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rahcat
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 12:11:30 AM

Let's get going on CNG.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:56:55 PM

Good. Bring it on.

Domestic production. A wonderful thing. Let's have more of it.
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tidalwave3
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:50:21 PM

Build
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GoGoGoodyear
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:29:59 PM


It's great that there is more domestic energy production but then again it will be sold on the global market to it may not do us any good.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:26:07 PM

Need to come up with a plan to process and ship it faster to all the states.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:19:31 PM

Yes, the industry needs additional pipelines. But it takes time to build them. They may have to slow production until the infrastructure is in place.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:18:02 PM

Go....
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:15:47 PM

Okay.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:15:27 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:15:13 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:14:22 PM

Any signs of slowing down?
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:13:02 PM

Even so...it won't bring the price down by much. My fear is a lot of it will be exported.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:10:59 PM

Ok
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WanderDan
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:10:42 PM

terrible!!! look at the stats of how bad the wells are made and the damage being done...
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:10:24 PM

wow let's convert cars
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:09:07 PM

Why are the car companies not making cars that run on cheaper Natural gas?
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:08:15 PM

Great news
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:05:07 PM

Conserve gas.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:04:42 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:04:17 PM

Great news for Penn. and WV!
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:02:05 PM

Good news...
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:01:40 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:59:22 PM

Good news for the country if frakking proves not to cause the collateral damage that everyone suspects.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:57:44 PM

Good news!
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:57:00 PM

Good news! Now if we can just get Egypt to settle down, gas prices will come back down where they should be for late summer.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:55:23 PM

Yay
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:54:07 PM

I could have swore I read this a couple of days ago.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:47:17 PM

Excellent news!
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:42:41 PM

good news
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:40:03 PM

On Aug 18, 2013 8:51:40 PM, Brunduski wrote:

>Nice to hear it. You would think that CNG cars would make since but that would
>take money out of the oil boys pocket so it isn't likely to happen.

The "oil boys," as you call them, will be just as happy to produce natural gas. After all, it's a form of energy.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:39:59 PM

Awesome news
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:38:39 PM

Good.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:37:08 PM

good for the consumer, not for nature
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:37:07 PM

The more the better and hope it continues.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:36:10 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:35:51 PM

Yes sneakers is correct, infrastructure and transmission directly add significant cost!
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:33:41 PM

On Aug 18, 2013 8:54:23 PM, bumpygas wrote:

>And the price of natural gas is on the increase.

Cheap wholesale gas has no effect whatsoever on the cost of transmission and distribution.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:32:56 PM

Great! Also could use more fleet vehicles on compressed natural gas.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:27:40 PM

Never underestimate the American will! We're gonna master this too!
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:26:00 PM

Mdcsgt; naw man, you are totally right, like I said in past blogs, it's all about energy in general, and as Americans were just gonna have to get creative and work it out! The American people are resourceful, and well get through this too, no doubt in my mind!
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:25:41 PM

I didn't realize it was so vast
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