Thursday, July 22, 2010

API Study: Marcellus Production Could Create 280,000 Jobs, $6 Billion in Tax Revenues

Natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale region — if developed — could create 280,000 new American jobs and add $6 billion in new tax revenues to local, state and federal governments over the next decade, a new study released finds. The study (click to read) was done by the American Petroleum Institute.