According to a new study of the natural gas and oil industry’s impact on the U.S. economy, fossil fuel production continues to play a vital role in Ohio’s economy, supporting approximately 375,000 jobs in the Buckeye State. That’s 5.3% of Ohio’s total employment.
The 134-page study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute found that in 2019, the oil and gas industry produced $24.7 billion in labor income in Ohio. Read the full study. 7/21/2021