Seminars On Variety Of Topics At Gas Expo In St. Marys

expostmarysSeveral seminars have been added to the agenda for the North Central Gas Expo, scheduled for 10 am to 6 pm on Thursday, Oct. 14, in St. Marys. Although the event is geared toward those who seek to do business with – or find employment with – the gas industry, the seminars will be of more general interest. For more information on the seminars, contact the Community Education Council of Elk and Cameron Counties at (814) 781-3437 or 1-877-672-3667. To register for the Natural Gas Expo or obtain information, see the website, The seminar schedule is as follows:

  • Marcellus Shale:  Pennsylvania’s Home-Grown Energy Source, 10:30 and 2:00; learn about drilling technology and related issues as well as the outlook for gas production; presented by Robert Garland, Universal Well Services.
  • Natural Gas Careers and Future Needs, 11:45 and 4:45; learn about careers, skills that will be required and expected employment needs; presented by Danielle Boston, Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association.
  • Introductory Marketing and Working with the Gas Industry, 1 pm; focus on documents, requirements, and processes such as safety training, insurance requirements, master services agreements, and terms and conditions; presented by Robert Veilleux, Cooperative Extension.
  • Marcellus Shale Basics for Landowners, 1 and 3; information landowners may find helpful before signing a lease; presented by Scott Weikert, Cooperative Extension.
  • Water Test Interpretive Workshop, 3 pm; focus on the management of private water supplies and water testing; presented by Jim Clark and Bryan Swistock, Cooperative Extension. Pre-registration required; contact Jim Clark at or 814-887-5613.

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  1. Jon S. Hecox says:

    Please send schedule of future seminars.

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