The number of abandoned gas and oil wells in PA. Many are leaking already, most will eventually leak, and we have no record of where 95% are!
The number of miles of gas and oil pipeline the PA DEP predicts will be built before 2035 in Pennsylvania.
The number of inspections actually conducted by US EPA – it relies on industry reports.
The number of wells bleeding methane to the atmosphere that the industry classifies as leaking if no groundwater contamination is discovered.
The additional carbon fuel development needed to meet domestic US fuel needs. We already are a net exporter of energy.
The portion of the gas in the fracked shale layer that is extracted before a well is considered exhausted. The rest (90%) is a lost asset.
Pennsylvania has the lowest (11th of 11 states) severance fees, the taxes and fees charged for produced gas and oil.
The global warming effect of Methane (natural gas) 20 times an equivalent amount of carbon dioxide in a year.
The global warming effect of Methane is 84 times an equivalent amount of carbon dioxide over ten years. (Methane degrades naturally, carbon dioxide does not.)