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Afternoon TEA: Nearly 20 million jobs killed in just five years

Did you know? According to an analysis by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute, a ban on hydraulic fracturing would eliminate 19 million jobs by 2025. Almost 20 million jobs gone in just five years! And, this analysis also found what we already knew—affordable energy from natural gas fuels jobs in all industries,…

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Afternoon TEA: Five new jobs for every one manufacturing job

Did you know?   Over the last decade, the surge in production from the shale revolution has helped create 1.4 million new manufacturing jobs for Americans with low-cost, American energy that fuels job growth. But that’s only the beginning. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, for every worker in manufacturing, another five jobs are created…

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Afternoon TEA: More Than 6,000 Products

Did you know? Natural gas is not only an affordable energy source for American families, it is also a key ingredient in many products we use every day. Natural gas and oil provide the base ingredient for things like plastics, chemicals, fabrics and much more that are the building blocks for over 6,000 household items…

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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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