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Afternoon TEA: The Chain that Links Energy to Jobs

Did you know? The oil and gas energy supply chain employs over 600,000 workers, with potential growth to over 750,000 by 2025, in jobs ranging from truck drivers to administration to architects. According to the Energy Equipment & Infrastructure Alliance, for each one worker at the oil and gas production level there are three workers…

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Afternoon TEA: Renewable energy jobs are a false promise

Did you know? Several recently proposed “climate plans” have made promises to create millions of new jobs in the renewable energy industry. Some go so far as to claim that these jobs will replace the energy industry jobs killed by extremist, 100-percent renewable energy plans. However, a recent study by the North America’s Building Trades…

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Afternoon TEA: Extremist tactics block access to energy and jobs

Did you know? Pipelines provide much-needed access to affordable energy and the economic activity it fuels. However, extremists who oppose energy development are using U.S. courts to stall and block this progress. And, access and affordability aren’t the only things at stake. These tactics cost American jobs when we need them most. A recent study…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas Fueled 1.4 million New Manufacturing Jobs

Did you know? The natural gas industry supports 4.1 million U.S. jobs. But, that isn’t where the jobs end. Historically, American manufacturing jobs grow as natural gas production increases. According to an analysis by Shale Crescent USA, from the mid 1970’s to the early 2000’s, U.S. oil and gas production declined and nearly three million…

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Afternoon TEA: Renewable Energy Means A Pay Cut For Energy Workers

Did you know? A July 2020 study by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), found that oil and gas jobs “have better wages, benefits and opportunities than renewables projects.” Workers reported that oil and gas jobs were longer-term, resulting in steadier incomes and more consistent benefits. According to one electrician, “With solar, you work your…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas is Affordable American Energy

Did you know? The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality recently denied a key permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, effectively blocking expansion. This important pipeline would transport natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale regions to Mid and South Atlantic states where demand for natural gas continues to soar. North Carolina has even…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas is Safe and Clean American Energy

Did you know? Natural gas is one of the safest and cleanest sources of American energy. In the last 50 years, gas utilities have added 30 million more residential customers with virtually no increases in emissions. When a gas drilling site is developed, everything from site access to safety is carefully planned and monitored following…

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Afternoon TEA: Green Energy Fueled by Child Labor and “Cancer Villages”

Did you know? According to a recent United Nations report, the rare earth minerals needed to build battery technology for electric vehicles and renewable energy sources, like wind and solar power, are concentrated in only a few countries around the world. This limited availability makes the supply of these minerals extremely vulnerable to political instability,…

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Afternoon TEA: $203 Billion in Savings

Did you know? A recent report from the Council of Economic Advisers found that price decreases that resulted from the American shale revolution have saved an average family of four $2,500 a year—that’s a $203 billion annual savings for U.S. consumers. Abundant and domestic American energy sources like the gas and oil produced from shale…

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Afternoon TEA: Young Americans Overwhelmingly Believe In Natural Gas

Did you know? A recent poll found that young voters rank the economy as the issue that’s most important to them, so it’s no surprise that more than two-thirds of these young Americans also believe that access to natural gas is critical to the U.S. economy. These young voters know that natural gas supports the…

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