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Wyoming shale gas to support 23K jobs by 2020

Trib -- Wyoming shale gas development will support about 23,000 jobs in the state by 2020, according to a study by an energy consulting firm and funded by a number of natural gas industry groups.

The IHS study, part of a state-by-state look, is a forecast of economic activity generated by the extraction of natural gas from shale formations in the state — already a going concern.

According to the study, co-sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, shale energy has created or supports 17,800 jobs in Wyoming, and that total will grow to 23,600 jobs by 2020. The forecast’s job totals include workers employed by the natural gas industry, but also include jobs that work in support industries and indirectly supported jobs in other fields.

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honda0105
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Gnusman: as always, thanks for some great laughs!
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 3:25:30 PM

If Wyoming had a job for every bloviating poster in GasBuddy..... they could export them and bring the country to full employment overnight... (grin)
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 3:23:11 PM

5K jobs.... or about what the GOP kills every hour or two...
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 3:22:21 PM

In plain english..... the "frisbie" of a study (twilight zone reference) claims that 17.8K exist now -- created or supported.

That leaves only about 5K in future growth of jobs.....

AND that is assuming that U.S. Chamber of Commerce ever is truthful......
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 3:16:52 PM

seems soda doc still has problems doing his math...... still fuzzy around the edges...and all the way through (grin)

[Edited by: Gnusman53 at 12/26/2012 3:18:08 PM EST]
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 9:16:27 AM

Aviator asks"Does anyone else here think that 24,000 jobs doesn't sound like a whole lot? I mean, I know that Wyoming has less than 600,000 people in the entire state but seriously, only 24,000 jobs created by 2020???
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Well Rob, that's 24,000 thousand jobs in one state alone and despite O'Bungler's efforts to slow oil and gas production.
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KAR120CSII
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 1:30:19 AM

I still think they counted the folks in Wyoming who use natural gas.
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 5:54:15 PM

.... at least to 5(k)
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Gnusman53
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Why can't the supporters count?
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1fulltank
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 2:14:23 PM

Believe this to be old news in a new package.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 11:09:29 AM

Good news!
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tomok
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 3:45:40 AM

Wyoming shale gas to support 23K jobs by 2020! Mining the earth's natural resources (crude oil and natural gas) will help the US economy recover much to the dismay and disappointment of 'spending gone wild' Sneeky. Private enterprise will supply jobs faster than the government can or will AND without huge needless federal waste money spending.
'Coming out of the closet' Sneeky's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, the jobs are Not here. Sneeky's economy is not improving but continues to hurt the population and the total job numbers continue to be down!
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! These resources are Not to be exported without taking care of the domestic market first.
But Big Oil and Big Gas will sell fuel and natural gas on the world market for higher prices through the Gulf Coast refineries. Big Gas transports the natural gas to the refineries, processes it, loads it onto tankers for the sale to other countries.
More natural gas horizontal drilling, more rock and subsurface fracking and more possible pollution to the underground water resources.
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
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KAR120CSII
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 1:45:57 AM

I still think they counted the folks in Wyoming who use natural gas.
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NemoIL
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:50:55 AM

And where are all the "green jobs" that obama promised us? He spent billions of our tax dollars to create these ghost jobs. And the news media is totally silent on this subject. Do you ever get the feeling that we are not living in a free country anymore?
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Solar energy doen't created nearly as many jobs as oil
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How are the fracking wells doing in Cincinatti, @clermont40miles?

Any change in the taste of the water?
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clermont40miles
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:55:02 PM

Good. Produce.

Jobs - such a good old fashioned notion. Don't let BHO & Co. find out!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:54:14 PM

Still not sure what to believe on Shale. I hope they know what they are doing.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:51:57 PM

That sounds good
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:51:17 PM

That will almost double their population.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:49:45 PM

No, 24,000 jobs is not a whole lot for an entire section of the country. And that is in 8 years? Many of these jobs will be temporary I'm sure.
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Jeez, people. It's Christmas. You think you might lay off bashing the Prsident for just ONE day? I know it comes as naturally to you as breathing but really!?
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:45:47 PM

Does anyone else here think that 24,000 jobs doesn't sound like a whole lot? I mean, I know that Wyoming has less than 600,000 people in the entire state but seriously, only 24,000 jobs created by 2020???
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:42:03 PM

ant new jobs help our economy
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:34:32 PM

We could have even more jobs by deploying wind, solar and nuclear.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:28:52 PM

We've heard about all kinds of jobs ........... in the year 2525.. we're going to see this and that. In the year 2535.... we're going to have this and that. I think there was a song in the late 60's saying the same thing. Promises... Promises.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:28:43 PM

Yessss!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:28:13 PM

But they will disrupt the Wild Blue Huckleback Toad breeding grounds and we can't have that! hehehe!
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President Obama isn't happy with these new jobs. His plan is to make more people just give up trying to find a job. That accounts for most of the drop in the unemployment rate in his administration.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:22:47 PM

but prices will rise anyhow...
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:20:31 PM

Threaten the needs of basic human livelihood? Please...
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:18:48 PM

The EPA will find a way to stop them.

I wish the "regulatory agencies" has to send their junk to be voted on in Congress. Put the folks on the record for this stuff...

[Edited by: CatMan623 at 12/24/2012 11:19:49 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:18:45 PM

Says it's a new article, but was displayed days ago.
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Obummer will kill it!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:17:04 PM

Something every state needs.
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Lord knows more jobs are appreciated, but not if the source of the jobs may threaten the needs of basic human livelihood.
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this has to be killing OBAMA
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:13:45 PM

Go Cng.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:11:01 PM

Wow!!!! This stuff could actually put people to work. No wonder why President Obama want to put a halt to it!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:10:35 PM

good
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:10:02 PM

Sounds great!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:59:59 PM

Seems like it should've been more
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MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:45:43 PM

Jobs are good
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Water water everywhere but not a drop to DRINK!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:44:35 PM

Sounds good if it is safe for the environment.
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What good are jobs if you don't have water to drink
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:40:31 PM

Good!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:39:32 PM

ok
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Don't worry Obama will find a way to screw it up and stop job growth.
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