The Chemistry and Geology of Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling

SCI105

Application of fundamental principles of chemistry and geology to understanding the scientific process, challenges, and results of natural gas drilling in the Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale.  Little or no background in chemistry or geology is assumed. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): Placement by Examination or ENL001 and Placement by Examination or MTH004 and Placement by Examination or RDG001. (Science, Technology and Society)