Garrett County and Natural Gas - Risks and Benefits

A selection of categorized links to allow one to assess the risks and benefits of gas development in Garrett Conty.

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The word 'primer' is used here in the context of "a book that covers the basic elements of a subject." These links identify primers associated with the gas development process.

- 1485 - [NA] - NA, America's Oil and Natural Gas Industry - "Hydraulic Fracturing - Unlocking America's Natural Gas Resources"
"Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling are safely unlocking vast U.S. reserves of oil and natural gas found in shale and other tight-rock formations. Developing energy from shale is an advanced process that uses the latest drilling technologies and equipment. As for what fracking means to the United States – the answers, are security, economic growth and jobs, jobs, jobs."
- 1492 - [August 30, 2009] - Trout Unlimited, Mark Taylor - "Fracking presemtation an excellent primer"
"Longtime TU volunteer leader Dr. Nick Weber of Maryland has been carefully following the issue of natural gas development in the East, particularly the specifics of high volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Weber, former president of the Marylard Council who currently serves on the Governor's Advisory Committee on Fracking, prepared an excellent presentation on fracking for TU’s recent mid-Atlantic meeting"
- 1550 - [March 17, 2015] - NA, Frank the Fracked - "elcome to my perspective on hydraulic fracking, or, as I like to call it, "How to Destroy the Earth's Fresh Water Supplies Without Anyone Finding Out""
"Welcome to this field lesson in hydraulic fracking (aka frac'ing or fracking): Today, we are observing Reprobate Energy of America, a gas company pursuing natural gas in the Rocky Mountains. The company has drilled the well bore, and has now brought in another subcontractor (Reprobate uses sub contractors all the time as a means of insulating themselves from accountability) - Schmucks-R-Us Frac Jobs. Let's watch how the process unfolds...."