Economic Impact of the Eagle Ford Hits $61 Billion in 2012 – UTSA – Press Release

Oil & Gas Supports 116,000 Full-time Jobs in 2012
Economic Impact of the Eagle Ford Shale

Economic Impact of the Eagle Ford Shale | Click to Enlarge

Development of oil and natural gas in the Eagle Ford Shale added more than $61 billion in total economic impact during 2012, according to a study released today by the Center for Community and Business Research in The University of Texas at San Antonio Institute for Economic Development. In addition, the region supported 116,000 full-time jobs for workers in oil and gas, drilling, support operations, pipeline construction, refineries and petrochemicals. [Read more…]

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