Shale Gas

Advances in technology are unlocking the potential of shale gas in the U.S. Horizontal drilling is leading to production in shale formations once thought to be unaccessible. Member states of the IOGCC understand the importance of shale gas for domestic production and continue to be good stewards of this new resource.


New!  Shale Gas State Progress Map with individual shale play statistics and regulatory progress by state.

IOGCC in Action

Natural gas development is spreading in Pennsylvania and throughout the Appalachian Basin as...
March 29-30, 2011University of OklahomaNorman, OklahomaAmerica's Path Toward Greater Energy...

Topic Resources

Exploiting the world’s vast resources of unconventional natural gas holds the key to a golden age of gas, but for that to happen governments, industry and other stakeholders must work...

A recently released report by the Energy Institute at the University of Texas entitled "Fact Based Regulation for Environmental Protection in Shale Gas Development details findings about...

IOGCC White Papers

Topical report for DE-FC26-06NT42937. The Basin Initiative -- Shale Gas...

Fact Sheet - The regulation of hydraulic fracturing: an overview, IOGCC Shale Gas...

Topic Contacts

Amy M. Childers
1 (405) 525-3556 x117

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