Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Oil & Gas Industry Toots its Own Horn

The American Petroleum Institute (API) released a report touting the economic benefits of the oil and gas industry.  There are a lot of figures in the report.  Some that will likely make policymakers set up and listen are 
  • The oil and gas industry supports 9.2 million American jobs, and
  • The average refinery worker makes $94,500 annually (I have to rethink my career choices).

 This seems to be part of a larger plan to improve the industry’s image.  You probably recall seeing lot of advertisements about the benefits of oil and natural gas during the last election cycle.

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