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US energy production means new jobs. Are we ready?

06.01.2014  |  Hockstad, M. ,  American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, Washington, D.C.

Keywords: [employment] [engineers] [crafts] [upstream] [downstream]

At the beginning of this now-not-so-new millennium, the US was faced with great tragedy, a loss of security and uncertainty in the future. Today, the nation has rebounded, thanks to a robust energy sector that is increasing our security and boosting our economy, and spurring the unexpected: a rebirth of manufacturing. This surge in energy production is due, in large part, to the shale revolution, and increased production of unconventional oil and gas.

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