Exaggerating the Employment Impacts of Shale Drilling: How and Why

Marcellus Shale |

Over the last several years, firms with an economic interest in the expansion of drilling in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations have used a variety of tools and techniques to exaggerate the employment impacts of shale drilling. This Reports and Research Papers summarizes our findings from examining employment in the Marcellus and Utica Shale in six states: Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.