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Utica Shale to bring more jobs

Marion Star -- A promising oil and gas rush is responsible for the creation of 38,830 jobs in Ohio this year and will add another 100,000 jobsby 2020, according to an industry-backed study released Wednesday.

However, the report acknowledges much of the extraction work in Ohio’s Utica Shale is not being done by Ohioans.

The existing labor pool in Ohio and other states does not yet have enough people with the “skills and occupational expertise required for unconventional oil and gas development,” the report from business forecasters IHS Global states. “In fact, these emerging states have seen considerable labor migration from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and other states.”

The second volume in “America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution” notes migrant workers will become less


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 6:40:05 AM

of course, "industry-backed study" always is somewhat suspicious.
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honda0105
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time will tell how much of the promises are mumbles.
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remay
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 5:51:08 PM

"However, the report acknowledges much of the extraction work in Ohio’s Utica Shale is not being done by Ohioans"

I guess you just can't make some people (states) happy...
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niceguytx
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 10:10:00 AM

Some good news for the holidays.
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my2002m
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:16:44 PM

Not if this administration has its way.
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Tacodan
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:41:42 PM

boom.... Then bust !
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 11:02:32 AM

Good for Ohio!
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boldrph
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:47:01 AM

how long will this boom last? just long enough to create a bust
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sljbc475
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 10:27:19 AM

More jobs for those in the shale gas industry!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 9:37:53 AM

the community colleges need to step up and provide technical job skills
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:59:00 AM

Good news for Ohio. Now Ohio State University needs to step and produce graduates with the necessary job skills. Go Buckeyes!
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VB_Richard
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:54:35 AM

Its great to talk about tomorrow, only if you are well feed and have a job today!!
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Red7002011
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:53:28 AM

More jobs is good.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:46:02 AM

What part do LNG exports play in the industry growth? How sensitive is the jobs growth to government regulation? How recession/depression proof are these jobs?
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:42:24 AM

I'm sure happy to see all these new jobs, but alas some are not.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:40:33 AM

more jobs is great news. just need to train people for these jobs
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:37:53 AM

More Good News!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:35:15 AM

More jobs at Christmas is a good thing.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:33:05 AM

Willing workers, productive environment. What a concept!

Somebody ought to tell Obama how this works.

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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:32:41 AM

good, we need more jobs...
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:32:33 AM

More jobs are good news.
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ByGuy
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:32:25 AM

Energy sector has lots of jobs.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:32:22 AM

more jobs are good
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:31:39 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:31:13 AM

More good news.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:30:47 AM

Any way you look at it its more jobs!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:30:43 AM

Even though out of state labor are taking up these jobs they are still putting money back into the communities, it's a start.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:29:13 AM

There will now be a government subsidy for training
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:28:55 AM

There's a lot of jobs that our country either no longer has the expertise to support or those who have the skills are now entering retirement.

The US has become a service based labor pool and no longer has a leading technological background.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:28:10 AM

hope it works for them.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:27:45 AM

Energy money that stays here, what a novel idea
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:27:45 AM


Talk about it when (if) it happens.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:27:40 AM

Putting Americans to rrok without the government screwing up things.
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This is all good!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:26:50 AM

More good jobs, but more training is needed!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:26:35 AM

Americans working
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O-H-I-O
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Americans need to greatly reduce their dependency on fossil fuels or they will run completely out in only a generation or two.
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Ohio really needs new jobs.
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I just hope that this bonanza comes with adequate protection for water supplies and we don't wind up with polluted water or water shortages.
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good to see employment
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Hope the EPA doesn't stick their nose into it.

It would be a bad turn of events.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:24:24 AM

So with all these "finds", why isn't the U.S. energy self sufficient yet?!
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hope it works.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:23:25 AM

ok.
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Right it will be a brighter tomorrow. Well I for one don't think it will pan out
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:21:42 AM

Looks like a boilerplate industry article.
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The out of state work force ought to bring bottled water with them.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 8:19:00 AM

OK
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That is too far down the line for these numbers to mean anything.
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sure
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