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Shale Gas Governance Center

Shaping the ways we approach energy and our environment.

Shale Gas Governance Center Shale Gas Governance Center

About the Center

The Shale Gas Governance Center promotes research, teaching, and outreach associated with the all-too-critical issue of worldwide energy. Located near the world’s most prolific shale gas formation, the Shale Gas Governance Center promotes research, teaching, and outreach on the governance issues posed in Pennsylvania, the United States and around the world by the emergence of the shale gas revolution. 

Our research

Our faculty’s acclaimed research has been used by state policymakers, presented at a meeting of the National Governors Association, and cited in the media, including the BBC and The Wall Street Journal.

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Energy & Environment Blog

The Energy & Environment Blog provides commentary and analysis on E&E issues of public interest. Primary contributors are GSPIA faculty and students.

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Our data

The goal of our research is to make data about shale gas development widely available to the academic community and to others who are interested in the impact of its development. Our current data sets explore the financial impact of shale gas development in Pennsylvania. 

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People

The GSPIA faculty, affiliated scholars, and fellows you will work with at the Shale Gas Governance Center are some of the leading experts in the field. Their research is at the nexus of environmental policy and practice. 

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