It was mid-​afternoon in late winter, and the public relations man for one of the larger drilling companies in Pennsylvania was driving me back along a rutted country road from a rig we had just visited.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Making the most of the Marcellus Shale
It’s early, the sun is just peeking up over those western Pennsylvania hills, and it’s cold and bleak as he pulls into the brightly lit service station-​cum-​convenience store to fill up the pressed-​steel canyon that is the fuel tank of the company-​owned Cummins 3500 pickup he’s driving.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Marcellus Shale and the jobs of the future
In 1926, much of Pittsburgh was still bathed in gaslight, and in that warm, industrial glow, Jim Ferry saw a future for himself, his family, and the city.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Pittsburgh forges leadership in solar, wind and water power
Oct. 8, 2009, at the Kearns Well near Brush Run, Washington County: As industrial accidents go, this wasn’t a particularly bad one. A valve on a massive water tank had failed.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Guidelines for the gas industry
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