Wellsite Development Video

The following video illustrates the natural gas development process from identifying a well location, surface development, drilling, completion and production to reclamation of the drilling pad and complete site reclamation after the well is no longer producing natural gas.

Description of a Drilling Rig

Click on the numbers in the diagram below to take an interactive tour of a drilling rig typically used in the oil & gas industry.

The Drilling Process

As technologies change, so do the methods used to retrieve natural gas from its home in shale rock formations, such as the Marcellus Shale Play. Fracture stimulation technology varies by regional location and formation.

Wellpad Site Progression

Watch as a Cabot well pad is constructed.