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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Fracking With Gas Becoming More and More Popular in PA

From Shale Reporter:
Another natural gas exploration company says it's experimenting with the gas to power huge pump engines that drive the hydraulic fracturing process.
Cabot Oil and Gas Corp. said Monday that it successfully tested an engine last month in northern Pennsylvania's Susquehanna County with gas from other wells it had already drilled.
You can read the whole article here.

This is a cost-saving measure for drillers.  While it can be a challenging thing to pull off, they are able to save money by using natural gas to power the equipment needed to complete wells.  No doubt we will be hearing more about this practice.

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