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New Analysis: Pennsylvania-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

HARRISBURG, PA, July 22, 2021—The American Petroleum Institute (API) and its Pennsylvania-based office (API PA) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on the commonwealth’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that Pennsylvania’s natural gas and oil industry supported nearly 500,000 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. Pennsylvania ranked among the highest states for the share of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, generating $78.4 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $40.5 billion added to total labor income.

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New Analysis: California-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

SACRAMENTO, CA, July 20, 2021—The American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on California's economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that California's natural gas and oil industry supported 1,059,000 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. California ranked among the highest states for the percentage of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, generating $199.3 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $94.4 billion added to total labor income.

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New Analysis: Alaska-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

ANCHORAGE, AK, July 20, 2021—The American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on Alaska’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that Alaska’s natural gas and oil industry supported 47,300 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. Alaska ranked as the state with the highest percentage of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, generating $19.4 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $4.6 billion added to total labor income. 

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New Analysis: West Virginia-Made Natural Gas And Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

CHARLESTON, WV, July 20, 2021—The American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on West Virginia’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that West Virginia’s natural gas and oil industry supported 82,000 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. West Virginia ranked among the highest states for the percentage of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, generating $11.2 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $5.2 billion added to total labor income.

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New Analysis: Oklahoma-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, July 20, 2021—The American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on Oklahoma’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that Oklahoma’s natural gas and oil industry supported 389,800 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. Oklahoma ranked among the highest states for the share of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, generating $57.7 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $32.8 billion added to total labor income. 

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New Analysis: North Dakota-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

BISMARCK, ND, July 20, 2021—The American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on North Dakota’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that North Dakota’s natural gas and oil industry supported 87,400 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. North Dakota ranked among the highest states for the percentage of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, $13.5 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $6.7 billion added to total labor income.

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New Analysis: Texas-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

HOUSTON, TX, July 20, 2021—The Texas Oil and Gas Association and the American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on Texas’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that  Texas’s natural gas and oil industry supported over 2.5 million total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. Texas ranked as the state with the highest share of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, generating $411.6 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $251.2 billion added to total labor income. 

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New Analysis: Utah-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, July 20, 2021—The American Petroleum Institute (API) today released new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on Utah’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that Utah’s natural gas and oil industry supported 103,100 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. The natural gas and oil industry contributed $12.4 billion toward the Utah’s gross domestic product—including $6.1 billion added to total labor income.

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New Analysis: Montana-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

HELENA, MT, July 20, 2021—The American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on Montana’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that Montana’s natural gas and oil industry supported 53,400 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. Montana ranked among the highest states for the percentage of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, generating $6.3 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $3.2 billion added to total labor income.

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New Analysis: Ohio-Made Natural Gas and Oil Drives U.S. Economic Recovery, Strengthens All Industries

COLUMBUS, OH, July 20, 2021— The American Petroleum Institute-Ohio (API Ohio) today released a new analysis of the natural gas and oil industry’s vast economic impact on Ohio’s economy and highlighted its importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery. The study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and commissioned by API, is based on the latest government data available and shows that Ohio’s natural gas and oil industry supported 375,000 total jobs across the state’s economy in 2019. Ohio ranked among the highest states for the share of total economic contributions by the natural gas and oil industry, generating $58.8 billion toward the state’s gross domestic product—including $24.7 billion added to total labor income. 

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