The effects of the Marcellus Shale on Pennsylvania's economy are far-reaching and offer huge growth opportunities for CPAs. PICPA wants to provide members with tools to maximize opportunities and best serve clients and communities.
Marcellus Shale FAQs The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) explains what the Marcellus Shale is, where it is located, and provides answers to other frequenty asked questions.
Oil and Gas FAQs
Oil and gas FAQs are now posted under the "Oil and Gas Taxation Issues" category on the Dept. of Revenue's website.
Marcellus Shale Final Report Lt. Governor Jim Cawley releaed the final report of the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, taking the first step toward developing a comprehensive and strategic plan for responsible gas drilling in Pennsylvania. View report.
Overview of Senate Bill 1155
Amends Title 16 adding provisions for required fiscal security through bonding, blanket bonding & insuring; for effects of natural gas drilling & for a Marcellus Shale Job Creation Tax Credit; and making related appeals. Read more .
PA DEP Oil & Gas Reporting Web Site Search all oil and natural gas production data by operator, county or a specific well number. Also view information on industry-generated waste by operator, county or processing facility.
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection This site provides information about oil and natural gas operations in Pennsylvania. Visit this site and click on "Oil and Gas." Also, visit this site to find violation reports by clicking on "Gas Well Violations."
Oil and Gas Journal Check out this online journal for a collection of articles relating to the oil and gas industry. Search for articles by topic.