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The Shale News Leader

We deliver top quality shale-related news, jobs and other valuable information to the world.


Shale Plays Media LLC is poised to be the largest digital content network surrounding the emerging global shale energy revolution. We are dedicated to bringing News, Jobs, Marketplace and educational information to our global network of sites.


The mission of Shale Plays Media is to be the leading media company serving the shale energy industry. We strive to be the best in the world at delivering top quality shale-related news, jobs, and other valuable information to our audience.


A frustrating search for shale news became a call to become a news source. Co-founders Michael Marcil and Lewis Amicone had a desire to know what was going on in the shale energy sector, but after only finding tidbits scattered across dozens of sites, they discovered the need for a quality central location for shale energy news.