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5: Where in the United States are most of the known shale gas reserves located? In the Gulf Coast region, upper Midwest, western Central region, and Great Lakes region 6: What does this information tell you about the geologic history of those areas? 7: The Marcellus Shale, which is found at the northern end of the Appalachian Mountains, was formed during the Devonian period. The Appalachian Mountains did not exist during the Devonian period. What did that area look like during the Devonian? 8: When the shales that now contain gas were formed, there was no gas in them. The natural gas started out as organic matter – the remains of plants and animals.Describe how the organic matter was transformed into gas
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3/24/2020 Response Summary for Extracting gas from shale 2/2 trapped in shale. It was exposed to high temperatures and pressures and converted into oil or natural gases. Also if the shale is broken or somehow made into smaller particles it is easier for the gas to be extracted.
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