Shale drilling creates 150,000 jobs in Pa., W.Va., reports say

06/19/2011 | WTRF-TV (Wheeling, W.Va.)

More than 150,000 jobs have been created in Pennsylvania and West Virginia as Marcellus Shale exploration pushes through in the two states, the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry said in reports. "New industries, such as chemical and plastic manufacturing, could be attracted to the area due to the vast supply of these natural gas byproducts," the West Virginia report added.

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