Economic Benefits of Natural Gas in the U.S. are Significant


America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) recently explored the significant economic opportunities that natural gas development presents for the US economy both now and in the future.

Some highlights include:

  • By 2035, ANGA cites 1.4 million US jobs will be added due to increased development of US shale gas reserves.
  • By 2015, ANGA expects shale gas to represent 43% of total US natural gas production;
  • By 2035, ANGA expects shale gas to represent 60% of total US natural gas production;
  • In 2010, shale gas represented only 27% of total US natural gas production.

Economic Benefits of Natural Gas

Source: anga.us

 

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