Penn State Professor to Lecture on Imbibition at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dr. Terry Engelder, professor in the geosciences department at Pennsylvania State University, will speak on “Imbibition: The Major Reason Why Fracking Fluid Is Most Unlikely to Mix With Groundwater Along Natural Pathways” tonight at Youngstown State University.

The next installment in YSU’s Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment, the lecture will take place at 7 p.m. in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall.

Engelder, a leading authority on the recent Marcellus gas shale play, holds degrees from Penn State, Yale and Texas A&M. He is a professor of geosciences at Penn State and has previously served on the staffs of the U.S. Geological Survey, Texaco and Columbia University. In the international arena, he has worked on exploration and production problems with companies including Saudi Aramco, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Agip and Petrobras.

The lecture is free and open to the public. There is free on-street parking after 5 p.m. at the metered parking spaces along Lincoln Avenue and nearby streets.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.

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