The development of the Marcellus represents a transformational opportunity for the entire Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This vast, cleaner source of natural gas represents the (second or third) largest natural gas field in the world, and offers our state and our country the ability to reduce our dependence on foreign oil while creating thousands of jobs here in Pennsylvania. The impact of Marcellus Shale Development will be felt throughout the state, and will benefit businesses far and wide. It’s important that businesses in Southeastern PA understand the impact of Marcellus Shale will have and position themselves to benefit from this economic boon.