NEW - Wellpad Site Progression Process
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. To learn more about the process Cabot utilizes watch this video.
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. Click here for interactive rig tour.
Well Site 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. Click here to view the process.
Cabot Well Site
This slideshow is of an actual Cabot drilling site and illustrates the process of drilling a gas well. Click here to view slideshow.