After many months of preparation and preliminary study, drilling is set to begin today (June 26) on the vertical sections – known as top holes – of a science well and two production wells that comprise the nation’s first integrated research initiative on shale gas drilling.
Ohio State's Subsurface Energy Resource Center (SERC) is co-sponsoring a workshop looking at water management related to the Utica and Marcellus shale plays. The workshop will be held at Zane State College in Cambridge, Ohio on Wed., June 10, beginning at 8:00 am.
Registration is required; RSV to greco@blackbears,com.
Ohio State's NORM Working Group has posted a white paper titled "Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and Technically Enhanced Radioactive Material (TENORM)." This paper was compiled by the NORM Working Group and is the final product from the NORM workshop held May 12, 2014.