Marcellus spurs a southern invasion to the Southern TierBy Tom Wilber • email@example.com
ERIE, Pa. -- The Marcellus Shale may be one of the largest resources in the world, but to Kent Fullerton, it's an oil patch.
The 45-year-old Houston native has been in the drilling business almost his entire life. Now a salesman for Wellhead Distributors International, he is among seasoned industry tradesmen from places like Texas and West Virginia who have headed Northeast in search of Marcellus riches.
This week, it's taken him to ashow in Erie. Next stop may be Broome County.Things are different up here. Technical and regulatory issues abound. Cultural and operational differences have to be bridged. More...