Fayetteville Shale:

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Natural Gas Development

A public information resource on natural gas development in Arkansas' Fayetteville Shale formation.

Welcome to the Fayetteville Shale Information Web site. In this site you will learn about the natural gas resources available in the Fayetteville Shale formation in Arkansas. The site explains the steps followed by natural gas development companies, from gaining access to the land through sending the gas to the marketplace. For each step in the process, the site provides information about the state and federal regulatory requirements that developers must follow. The site also describes some of the technologies that can be used to minimize the environmental impacts of natural gas development.

Follow the links below to learn about the Fayetteville Shale, explore map data related to natural gas development activities, the natural gas development process, regulations, and environmental technologies.

What is the Fayetteville Shale?
Maps and data showing current natural gas development activities in the Fayetteville Shale.
How is natural gas produced from the Fayetteville Shale?
What technologies can be used to minimize environmental impacts during natural gas development?
What are the regulatory requirements governing natural gas development in the Fayetteville Shale region?

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