Booming Shale Energy Supply Sectors Supporting 450,000+ U.S. Jobs

Booming Shale Energy Supply Sectors Supporting 450,000+ U.S. Jobs

The Desert Sun | June 30, 2014 | by Morris Beschloss

New research conducted by IHS Global for EEIA indicates that this boom will generate consistently rapid growth over the next decade. By 2025, nearly 300,000 new jobs will be created, for a 64 percent increase over 2012 employment in the diverse shale supply chain industries. This continued growth will impact all sectors of the shale energy supply sector. Jobs will be added in businesses engaged in manufacturing, construction, logistics and services supporting energy operations, and will be dispersed across the country.

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