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Gushers Highlight Potential of Pennsylvania Gas Field

by Kenneth E. DuBose on June 26, 2011

Cabot’s Marcellus Shale wells set production records in Pennsylvania and make 25 mineral owners very happy.

“Two unexpected gushers in northeastern Pennsylvania are helping to illustrate the enormous potential of the Marcellus Shale natural gas field.

“Each of the Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. wells in Susquehanna County is capable of producing 30 million cubic feet per day – believed to be a record for the Marcellus and enough gas to supply nearly 1,000 homes for a year. The landowners attached to the wells, who leased the well access, numbering fewer than 25, are splitting hundreds of thousands of dollars in monthly royalties.”

Read more: www.wsj.com

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