MERCER COUNTY GAS LEASE WAS CREATED TO HELP YOU PROTECT YOUR LAND AND GET YOU THE MOST MONEY FOR YOUR OIL AND GAS LEASE. WE BELIEVE THAT EVERY LANDOWNER COUNTS. NO MATTER HOW SMALL. MERCER COUNTY GAS LEASE CARES ABOUT YOUR LAND AND WATER. OFFER CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN WESTERN MERCER COUNTY.

 MERCER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA IS SITTING ON A LARGE AMOUNT OF MARCELLUS AND UTICA SHALE. AND YES, THERE IS OIL IN THE SHALE. YES, THERE IS OIL, WET GAS, AND DRY GAS IN THIS AREA. AND ALL THREE HAVE A LOT OF VALUE. THE ITHICA SHALE IN THIS AREA IS PREDICTED TO PRODUCE ALL OF THESE GAS AND HYDROCARBONS.

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 What are Hydrocarbons?

by WiseGeek

Hydrocarbons are chemical compounds consisting entirely of carbon and hydrogen. They are a subset of organic compounds. Hydrocarbons range from methane, which is just one carbon atom bonded to four hydrogen atoms, to polymers such as polystyrene, which consists of thousands of carbon and hydrogen atoms. As carbon-carbon bonds are the strongest in all of chemistry, long chains with carbon backbones are extremely durable, and seem to have a practically unlimited extent.

Hydrocarbons come in a variety of forms. They may be gases (methane and propane), liquids (hexane and benzene), waxes (paraffin wax), or polymers (polyethylene and polystyrene). Hydrocarbons can be processed to create plastics.

There are four main types of hydrocarbons: saturated hydrocarbons, consisting of only single bonds between carbon atoms; unsaturated hydrocarbons, with double or triple bonds; cycloalkanes, with consist of hydrogen bonded to carbon rings; and aromatic hydrocarbons, which contain a chemical structure known as an aromatic ring, of which benzene is the simplest example.

The primary source of hydrocarbons here on Earth is through fossil fuels – coal, oil, and natural gas. These are extracted from the ground in quantities of millions of tons per day, and are the primary energy source for today’s civilization. 85% of all electricity worldwide is generated by the burning of hydrocarbons, and hydrocarbon fuel is used to propel practically every mobile machine: cars, trucks, trains, planes, and ships.

 

 

 

 

 

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