Study: Natural gas prices down significantly since start of Marcellus shale boom

A new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has found that natural gas prices have "decreased significantly," including up to 40% for residential consumers, since the Marcellus shale drilling boom began 10 years ago, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times. Looking at data from between 2007 and 2016, the study also found that industrial and commercial natural gas costs fell between 44% and 65%, and commodity rates that distribution companies are permitted to charge customers dropped 72%. For more, read the full story.