Breitling Oil and Gas Morning Podcast #59 April 17th, 2012

Lets look at the oil and gas industry by the numbers:

9.2 million Number of people directly and indirectly employed by the U.S. oil and natural gas industry.
1.4 million Number of jobs the industry could create by 2030 with the right government policies in place to expand access to domestic natural resources.
$86 million Daily amount companies pay to the federal government in royalty payments, rents and bonus fees.
$100 billion Amount the U.S. oil and gas industry has paid to the federal government in rents, royalties and lease payments for production since 2000.
20 percent Percentage that U.S. energy demand will grow between now and 2035.
$266 billion Amount the industry invested in new U.S. capital projects in 2010.
$176 billion Amount of wages paid to U.S. employees in 2010, plus benefits and payments to oil and gas leaseholders.

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