Study: Marcellus Shale boom has led to lower energy costs

A study has found that Pennsylvanians’ wallets have benefitted from the Marcellus Shale drilling boom over the past 10 years.

The University of Pennsylvania looked at data from between 2007 and 2016, and found that natural gas prices have “decreased significantly,” up to 40 percent for residential consumers, the study found.

“Pennsylvania consumers enjoyed more significant cost reductions than national averages,” according to the study.

Industrial and commercial costs also fell between 44 percent…

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