Report: US fracking supports 1.7m jobs in 2012
Published: Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Shale gas is expected to account for 65% of total US gas production by 2015
Unconventional oil and gas production is transforming the US
energy outlook by encouraging economic growth through the
creation of new jobs and by increasing government revenues.
These are the findings from an IHS study named
Americas New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil
and Gas Revolution and the Economy.