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West Virginia
Benefits for us all

West Virginia

Currently, the Oil and Natural Gas Industry makes it possible for more than 30,000 West Virginians to have jobs in a wide variety of industries.

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Jobs
For today and tomorrow

Jobs

The Oil and Natural Gas Industry supplies most of America's energy and supports more than 9.2 million U.S. jobs and 7.5 percent of the U.S. economy.

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Growth
The future of West Virginia

Growth

From 2009 through 2011, the Oil and Natural Gas industry paid out more than $271 million in property taxes and more than $230 million in severance taxes.

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Volumes
Enough for years to come

Volumes

The U.S. has more than 2,500 trillion cubic feet of potential natural gas resources - enough to meet current U.S. consumption for the next 100 years.

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