US oil, gas industry employment up 40% during 2007-12

08/19/2013
The US oil and natural gas industry increased by more than 162,000 jobs—a 40% increase—from the start of 2007 through yearend 2012, according to a recent report from the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the same period, the increase of total US private sector employment amounted to more than 1 million jobs, or about a 1% rise. DOL's BLS accounted for oil and gas industry employment in three categories: drilling, extraction, and support. Within the drilling category, which includes employment engaged in spudding, drilling, and reworking wells, there were more than 90,000 jobs by the end of 2012, up by more than 6,600 jobs from 2007. Employment in extraction, which ...
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