Cyberterror and environmental safety: some Shale Insight Conference insights

PITTSBURGH – Environmental concerns and national security were at the forefront of conversations during the second and final day of the 2018 Shale Insight Conference, put on by the Marcellus Shale Coalition, the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association.

Here are some snippets:

— Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of WVU’s Water Research Institute, was on hand for the University Research Showcase and offered a offered a morning greeting to open the day.

Conference attendees visit industry vendor booths.

He briefed the attendees on the MSEEL project – the Marcellus Shale Energy and Environment Laboratory – under way at well pads in Morgantown and western Monongalia County.

Northeast Natural Energy – the operator involved – used a green drilling mud to drill its well bores, he said. The drill cuttings were tested for radioactivity to address concerns about the

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