America’s “Shale Revolution” is making the United States more secure – but that’s just the start of it. Thanks to shale, energy prices are coming down and tens of thousands of Americans have new jobs.
In Pennsylvania alone, a 2,800% increase in natural gas production between 2007 and 2016 has cut the cost of electric power by as much as 79%! No wonder a study by the University of Pennsylvania’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy calls this “Pennsylvania’s Gas Decade.”
Across the United States, residential natural gas prices are down by more than one-third! That’s good news for all of us.
The Shale Revolution has created tens of thousands of jobs in fields you’d never have imagined.
The plastics industry, for instance, depends heavily on ethane, a shale gas by-product, so the availability of large amounts of ethane has turned America into one of the lowest-cost producers of plastics in the world!
That’s why there has been phenomenal growth in plastics processing in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin and Texas, creating thousands of new, high-paying jobs in plastics and petrochemical manufacturing.
Uncle Sam needs YOU to ENLIST in the Shale Revolution by supporting policies that promote shale gas extraction, transportation and processing: it’s good for all of us.
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