natural gas

Student Stories: Feeding the future -- alumna finds career in animal nutrition

September 2, 2014

Since graduating in 2008, Brynn Mauser has held a number of jobs, including positions at the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the American Association of Meat Processors, but she found her perfect fit at Hubbard Feeds Inc., where she is currently employed as an account manager.

.@WesBanco President & CEO: Shale-related activities hav

September 2, 2014

.@WesBanco President & CEO: Shale-related activities have been a “huge and enormous benefit” to our organization. http://t.co/s1CnWwtJgs

Since 2009, natural gas production out of the Marcellus Shal

September 2, 2014

Since 2009, natural gas production out of the Marcellus Shale play has soared 650%, via @businessinsider. http://t.co/ViY9KTpx5J

Shale a “lifeline to good union jobs with pay that support

September 2, 2014

Shale a “lifeline to good union jobs with pay that supports families and quality healthcare and retirement benefits.” http://t.co/yprH6tsWst

.@SugarLandSun column: For a cleaner environment, support do

September 2, 2014

.@SugarLandSun column: For a cleaner environment, support domestic natural gas production http://t.co/xJAn1lMOec

.@rep_am column on New England’s “undeniable need for natura

September 2, 2014

.@rep_am column on New England’s “undeniable need for natural gas” http://t.co/YM3rJ6hsCL

RT @businessinsider: America’s most incredible natural gas p

September 2, 2014

RT @businessinsider: America’s most incredible natural gas play has only just begun to boom http://t.co/HHJakox1kf

“Natural gas industry workers, businesses, and communities”

September 2, 2014

“Natural gas industry workers, businesses, and communities” are getting a boost from shale http://t.co/8wuiIW78LN via @wvstatejournal

Thanks to shale, Delaware consumers “can expect to see lower

September 2, 2014

Thanks to shale, Delaware consumers “can expect to see lower natural gas heating bills this winter.” http://t.co/fOA9S2usHN via @AP

‘Conversations LIVE’ to discuss end-of-summer gardening tips

September 2, 2014

As summer winds down and gardening’s offseason approaches, watering, weeding and harvesting move to the top of the gardening to-do list, presenting new challenges for the month of September. ‘Conversations LIVE: Get Your Garden On!’ will air at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 on WPSU-TV, WPSU-FM, WQLN-TV in Erie and online at wpsu.org.

Penn State hosts new National Science Foundation graduate researchers

September 2, 2014

Penn State is hosting 22 new National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recipients for the 2014-15 academic year.

Business majors night will inform students about academic options

August 28, 2014

The Division of Undergraduate Studies will host Penn State’s fifth annual Business Majors Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in 110 Business Building, for students interested in learning about University Park majors that focus on business.

Penn State World Campus student cheers on Nittany Lions from home in Ireland

August 28, 2014

A Penn State World Campus student from Ireland, who is enrolled in a turfgrass management certificate program, said he'll be rooting for the Nittany Lions when they take on Central Florida this weekend in the Croke Park Classic.

Sensory-tested drug-delivery vehicle could limit spread of HIV, AIDS

August 28, 2014

A unique method for delivering compounds that could positively impact the global battle against HIV and AIDS may be possible, thanks to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Marcellus Shale Production Yields “Game-Changing” Benefits

August 27, 2014

Now generating twenty percent of the nation’s natural gas supply, shale production in Pennsylvania is soaring to record levels, according to recent production reports from the Pe more»

Penn State's Great Insect Fair celebrates pollinators

August 27, 2014

Why are pollinators so important to our daily lives? Find out at Penn State's Great Insect Fair, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.

Presentation highlights impact of cooperative extension

August 25, 2014

A special lecture, titled “The Impact of Cooperative Extension at Penn State,” by Jan Scholl, associate professor of agricultural and extension education, is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 3 in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library.

RT @EnergyTomorrow: Pennsylvanians have seen first hand the

August 25, 2014

RT @EnergyTomorrow: Pennsylvanians have seen first hand the benefits of more American energy. Learn more: http://t.co/mxsXR4ihIO http://t.c…

Pittsburgh airport natural gas drilling project set for offi

August 25, 2014

Pittsburgh airport natural gas drilling project set for official kickoff http://t.co/QKRNlJOENv via @PittsburghPG

RT @PittsburghPG: Ahead of today’s official kickoff, a look

August 25, 2014

RT @PittsburghPG: Ahead of today’s official kickoff, a look at drilling at @PITairport from @kaitlynnriely http://t.co/E465CNYUFN http://t.…

.@PITairport’s natural gas royalties flow in; lower fees wil

August 25, 2014

.@PITairport’s natural gas royalties flow in; lower fees will make airport more attractive, competitive http://t.co/JUKSWvTPUa via @TribLIVE

In western Pa., the growth of the shale gas industry has bee

August 25, 2014

In western Pa., the growth of the shale gas industry has been a game-changer. http://t.co/l7xdxgNair via @TribLIVE

RT @PITairport: Getting ready for official groundbreaking fo

August 25, 2014

RT @PITairport: Getting ready for official groundbreaking for natural gas development at PIT with media tour of well pad 2. http://t.co/mZU…

RT @905wesa: Times are lean at PIT, but natural gas drilling

August 25, 2014

RT @905wesa: Times are lean at PIT, but natural gas drilling starting this week could change that. @wesaerika reports: http://t.co/sR4hkJ9c…

Pennsylvania is now producing nearly 20% of the nation’s nat

August 25, 2014

Pennsylvania is now producing nearly 20% of the nation’s natural gas supply http://t.co/9WW3nmbr4W via @PghBizTimes

RT @PghBizTimes: Pennsylvania’s natural gas production hits

August 25, 2014

RT @PghBizTimes: Pennsylvania’s natural gas production hits 1.9 trillion cubic feet in first half of year http://t.co/ydqf2fhxch

RT @TekSolv: One month until the #ShaleInsight 2014 Conferen

August 25, 2014

RT @TekSolv: One month until the #ShaleInsight 2014 Conference. We’re getting excited to network and hear from industry pros! @MarcellusGas

Graduate School to host fall grant-writing workshops

August 25, 2014

Registration is now open for a series of grant-writing workshops to be held this fall by the Penn State Graduate School that are intended for advanced graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

EMS Energy Institute announces fall seminar speakers

August 25, 2014

The EMS Energy Institute has finalized its list of Fall speakers for the Energy Exchange seminar series. All seminars are from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in C213 Coal Utilization Laboratory at the EMS Energy Institute, University Park. Seminars are open to everyone.

.@keystoneclear is Pittsburgh’s fastest-growing company. htt

August 22, 2014

.@keystoneclear is Pittsburgh’s fastest-growing company. http://t.co/gjRFX4SPXY via @PghBizTimes

3-year-old organization, @YPWE, promoting women in energy dr

August 22, 2014

3-year-old organization, @YPWE, promoting women in energy drawing hundreds from region http://t.co/QHdlGLj7jE http://t.co/I59kP2k48L

Pennsylvania shale production “once again has shown a dramat

August 22, 2014

Pennsylvania shale production “once again has shown a dramatic increase.” http://t.co/RQXt8aDMnl http://t.co/7dxiZG4KjP

RT @Range_Resources: Natural gas supports our daily lives. C

August 22, 2014

RT @Range_Resources: Natural gas supports our daily lives. Could you go a day without it? http://t.co/nYL3XvwIOW http://t.co/GTar1CaipA

A medical center is switching to #CNG, which will “create a

August 22, 2014

A medical center is switching to #CNG, which will “create a cleaner environment for patients, employees & neighbors.” http://t.co/wvTK7DWHUC

Great @NARO op-ed: Marcellus royalties are “saving family fa

August 22, 2014

Great @NARO op-ed: Marcellus royalties are “saving family farms, making a hard way of life a little easier.” http://t.co/MFx8oWmZPp

Pittston Twp. airport Director: “The Marcellus Shale has b

August 22, 2014

Pittston Twp. airport Director: “The Marcellus Shale has been really a savior for us,” via @timestribune. http://t.co/yVXGcjvtgF

RT @ReutersCommods: Banking on U.S. shale gas boom, Asia pet

August 22, 2014

RT @ReutersCommods: Banking on U.S. shale gas boom, Asia petrochemical firms switch to LPG http://t.co/ojw1XFOjuc

RT @ShaleAdvocates: Tell other Shale Advocates to register t

August 22, 2014

RT @ShaleAdvocates: Tell other Shale Advocates to register to vote! http://t.co/tLHMCw0NSl #ShaleAdvocates

An international firm plans ethane exports from the Marcellu

August 22, 2014

An international firm plans ethane exports from the Marcellus, creating long-term local investments, via @TribLIVE. http://t.co/hQRFjlCAfZ

Zombie ant fungi 'know' brains of their hosts

August 22, 2014

A parasitic fungus that reproduces by manipulating the behavior of ants emits a cocktail of behavior-controlling chemicals when encountering the brain of its natural target host but not when infecting other ant species, a new study shows. more»

Gettin' dirty: Agroecology major excels as member of U.S. soil-judging team

August 22, 2014

The study of agricultural sciences can lead to incredible opportunities. Penn State student Nancy Kammerer discovered this firsthand during her recent trip to Jeju, South Korea, for the first International Soil Judging Contest.

Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship

August 22, 2014

Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.

Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements

August 21, 2014

Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.

Onward & Upward: Pa. Shale Production Soars, Creating Huge Local Benefits

August 20, 2014

Shale gas production in our region continues to shatter records. And as safe natural gas production climbs to new heights, it brings with it opportunities for our local workforce, a manufacturing renaissance, sharply improved air quality for our region’s economy. more»

Interested in a career in Pa.’s growing oil & gas indust

August 19, 2014

Interested in a career in Pa.’s growing oil & gas industry? Stop by @FTS_INTL’s job fair today in Williamsport. http://t.co/WiIHJYcXnn

RT @dcexaminer: Does it take more water to frack an oil well

August 19, 2014

RT @dcexaminer: Does it take more water to frack an oil well or keep a golf course green?
http://t.co/5m0bvkGefN http://t.co/1rKDNjtoBM

Driven by efficiencies, Pennsylvania’s natural gas productio

August 19, 2014

Driven by efficiencies, Pennsylvania’s natural gas production continues to soar. http://t.co/hYpVNmVbKG http://t.co/G6Ov31kwR2

RT @ReutersCommods: Natural gas can keep those motors runnin

August 19, 2014

RT @ReutersCommods: Natural gas can keep those motors running: Kemp http://t.co/sGBbfdJW83

.@Reuters column: “Natural gas revolutionizing traffic on U.

August 19, 2014

.@Reuters column: “Natural gas revolutionizing traffic on U.S. roads, cutting bills while reducing carbon emissions.” http://t.co/ICqnADMWG1

Natural gas production from Marcellus Shale sets record desp

August 19, 2014

Natural gas production from Marcellus Shale sets record despite fewer new wells going online http://t.co/hYpVNmVbKG via @TribLIVE

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