API study: 2 million jobs to be added by natural gas industry

The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that a new study by the American Petroleum Institute predicts two million jobs will be added by the natural gas industry by 2040. The industry and related economic activity now employ about four million workers, according to the newspaper. In addition, Columbus Business First reports the API study says Ohio is fourth among states for most natural gas pipelines in the country, trailing only Texas, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

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