Harvesting of soybean field in sunset

Chris Ventura, CEA Midwest Executive Director, recently discussed the importance Ohio energy production has had on reducing energy costs for families and farmers while increasing employment opportunities across the state.

Energy also led to the opening of more than 700 businesses statewide to support industry. Over the last seven years, shale-related industry employment increased 7.8 percent, employing more than 389,000 Ohioans with an average wage of $98,613.

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