Point: US tops world in oil and natural gas jobs, but many more await
Editor’s Note: In this week’s point/counterpoint, writers address this question: Should the U.S. expand oil and gas projects to boost jobs?
It’s been a summer of good energy news for American consumers: Memorial Day gas prices averaging $2.36 and Independence Day gas prices at 12-year lows.
Americans have been hitting the road in record numbers, reaping the benefits of the U.S. energy revolution.
Just in time for Labor Day, a new report keeps the good news coming, confirming that the U.S. natural gas and oil industry is a blockbuster job creator.
The report from consulting firm PwC reveals that the industry supports 10.3 million U.S. jobs — up from 9.8 million in 2011…