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Abandoned and Orphan Oil and Gas Wells and the Well-Plugging Program

Summary of the Department of Environmental Protection's program to plug abandoned oil and gas wells. It is estimated that as many as 760,000 wells have been drilled in Pennsylvania, and over 500,000 remain unaccounted for.
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Annual Leased Acreage of State Forest Land

Graph depicting the annual state forest acreage leased for natural gas and oil exploration and storage. 1947-2006
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Assessment of PA Regulatory Scheme to Protect Water Resources

2009
Organizations/Sources: Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Presentation regarding PA's regulations regarding water protection in Marcellus Shale drilling.
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Clean and Green Regulations by County

Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Association of Realtors
Provides information, as it becomes available, on how counties are handling Marcellus Shale drilling on Clean and Green properties.
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DCNR Guidelines for Administering Gas and Oil Leases

Guidelines that the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources uses to administer gas and oil operations on state forest and state park land. This includes ecosystem management, public safety and recreation, record keeping, regulations on pipeline and road building and site restoration.
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Gas Drilling in the Marcellus Shale

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Guidelines for Development of Natural Gas & Oil Resources

Authors: Charlie Schwarz
Organizations/Sources: Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy
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Oct 18, 2009
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Leasing your Gas - What you should know

Authors: Smith Butz, LLC
Organizations/Sources: Center for Coalfield Justice
A small pamphlet of the 10 items you should consider before you lease your land.
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PA's Historical Income Stream from Gas and Oil Leases

Graph depicting Pennsylvania's Income stream from leasing state lands for gas exploration and storage, from 1947 to 2006.
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Pennsylvania Act 13 Conservation and Recreation Funding

2012
Organizations/Sources: The Trust for Public Land
Pennsylvania's Act 13 of 2012 established an impact fee on oil and gas drilling. The Act allocates revenue from the impact fee to state, county and local governments to be used for a variety of purposes. This guide describes the funds available for conservation, parks and recreation so that local governments and nonprofits may better access them for these purposes.
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Pennsylvania Geology & Economics

Joint powerpont presentation of DCNR & PGC from 2009 PALTA conference on natural gas development. It includes information on PA Geology 101, DCNR's Oil & Gas Program, PGC Oil & Gas Program, etc.
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Aug 17, 2018
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Pennsylvania Property Owner Handbook for Leasing Oil & Gas

Organizations/Sources: Law Offices of Donald D. Saxton, Jr.
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Aug 16, 2010
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Practical Pointer Series: Gas Exploration, Extraction & Conservation

Organizations/Sources: Land Trust Alliance
Gas extraction lease provisions to be addressed to preserve conservation values and ensure fair payment.
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