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Benefits of oil and gas to US states: G-L

Hydrocarbon Engineering,


Georgia

  • At least 349 businesses, across all 14 congressional districts are part of the larger oil and gas supply chain.
  • The oil and gas industry supports 141 600 jobs in Georgia, equivalent to 2.7% of the state’s total employment.
  • Labour income is supported to the sun of US$ 6.76 billion /y by oil and gas.
  • Average state wage is US$ 47 515 /y or US$ 61 239 in the oil and gas sector (note all oil and gas sector salaries exclude gas stations.)
  • Overall the industry supports US$ 12.9 billion of the Georgian economy.
  • By 2035, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling will support 38 771 jobs in the state.

Hawaii

  • At least four businesses across Hawaii are part of the larger oil and gas supply chain.
  • The oil and gas sector supports 2.3% of the state’s total employment, equal to 20 500 jobs.
  • Labour income supported by the sector is equal to US$ 1.04 billion /y.
  • Average state salary is US$ 41 492 /y and US$ 65 853 /y in the oil and gas sector.
  • The oil and gas industry supports US$ 2.2 billion of the state’s economy.

Idaho

  • 34 businesses across Idaho’s congressional districts are part of the larger oil and gas supply chain.
  • The oil and gas sector supports 27 000 jobs in the state, equivalent to 3.1% of the state’s total employment.
  • Labour income is supported to the tune of US$ 1.04 billion /y.
  • The average state salary is US$ 36 751 /y, and US$ 46 471/y in the oil and gas sector.
  • Overall the industry supports SU$ 1.8 billion of the Idaho economy.
  • By 2035, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling is expected to support 6327 jobs.

Illinois

  • 932 businesses spread across all 18 congressional districts are part of the larger oil and natural gas supply chain.
  • <3.6% of Illinois’ total employment is supported by the oil and gas sector, equivalent of 263 700 jobs.
  • Labour income is supported by the sum of US$ 15. 7 billion /y.
  • Annual state salaries on average are USS$ 52 625, in the oil and gas sector the average is US$ 81 633 /y.
  • The industry supports US$ 33.3 billion of the state’s economy.

Indiana

  • 133 businesses across the nine congressional districts are part of the larger oil and gas supply chain.
  • 136 400 jobs are supported by the oil and gas sector, equivalent to 3.8% of the state’s total employment.
  • US$ 6.7 billion /y of labour income is supported by the sector.
  • Average state salary is US$ 41 792 /y or US$ 80 512 in the oil and gas sector.
  • Overall the industry supports US$ 16.6 billion on the economy.
  • Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling will support 33 366 jobs by 2035.

Iowa

  • At least 38 businesses across all four congressional districts are part of the larger oil and gas supply chain.
  • 65 100 jobs are supported by the oil and gas sector, equivalent of 3.3% of the state’s total employment.
  • Labour income is supported by the oil and gas sector at the sum of US$ 2.57 billion /y.
  • Average state salary is US$ 40 489 /y and US$ 59 273 /y in the oil and gas sector.
  • Overall the industry supports US$ 4.4 billion of the economy.

Kansas

  • At least 245 businesses across all six of Kansas’s congressional districts are part of the larger oil and gas supply chain.
  • 148 300 jobs are supported by the oil and gas sector, equivalent to 8.1% of total employment.
  • Labour income support from the oil and gas sector totals US$ 7.2 billion /y.
  • Average state salaries are US$ 42 294 /y, and US$ 66 918 /y in oil and gas.
  • The industry overall supports US$ 12.9 billion of the state’s economy.
  • Kansas is the 10th biggest oil producer in the US and the 12th biggest natural gas producer.

Kentucky

  • At least 74 businesses over the six congressional districts are part of the larger oil and gas supply chain.
  • Oil and gas support 94 700 jobs in the state, equivalent to 4% of total employment.
  • US$ 4.054 billion /y in labour income comes from the industry.
  • Average salaries are US$ 40 589 /y and US$ 65 495 /y for those in the oil and gas sector.
  • Overall the industry supports US$ 7.9 billion of the Kentucky economy.

Louisiana

  • At least 1711 businesses across the state’s six congressional districts are part of the larger oil and gas supply chain.
  • Oil and gas supports 412 600 jobs across the state, equal to 16.2% of the total employment levels.
  • Labour income is supported at a level of US$ 24.2 billion/y by the industry.
  • The average salary in the state is US$ 44 332 /y or US$ 87 929 /y for those who work in oil and gas.
  • Overall, the industry supports US$ 73.9 billion of the state’s economy.
  • Louisiana is the 8th largest oil producer in the US and 2nd largest natural gas producer.

Adapted from an API report by Claira Lloyd.

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