Drilling is a big thing now that the Marcellus Shale project in North America is super active. Most people do not even pay much attention to the massive pipeline infrastructure that is being built to pipe huge quantities of natural gas that exist in the United States right under our feet. There is so much gas that it won’t be long until there are a lot more cars powered by NG (natural gas). I work using Esri ArcGIS software on maps to coordinate drilling projects. There is a lot of work right now for geologists like me.
I have been noticing a lot more commercial trucks and buses that have the symbols on them that indicate they are fueled by NG, and I think of all the work that goes into getting that fuel out of the ground. We have a lot of drilling going on in the area I live. Continue reading