Marcellus Summit to Cover Shale-Gas Issues, Trends

9/29/2012 7:00 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The 2012 Marcellus Summit, sponsored by Penn State Extension, will cover the latest trends, issues and concerns surrounding shale-gas development in Pennsylvania, according to organizers.

The conference, which will be held Oct. 10-12 at the Penn Stater Conference Center, will feature speakers and panels on such topics as shale gas resource estimates, studies on U.S. natural-gas exports, and international perspectives on shale-gas and oil development.

“We anticipate more than 400 people at the summit,” said event chairman Dave Messersmith, Extension educator specializing in shale-gas development.

Additional information can be found at or by contacting Messersmith at 570-253-5970, ext. 4110, or dtm101<\@>

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