CEA Midwest Executive Director Chris Ventura was interviewed about the recently released report, The Benefits of Ohio’s Natural Gas Production to Energy Consumers and Job Creators, and discussed the savings and economic growth Ohio energy consumers have witnessed as a result of natural gas development in the state.
Lower energy costs make the region more competitive when trying to attract new companies, Ventura said. Bringing in new business creates construction jobs, then leads to permanent jobs once facilities have opened, he said. A variety of industries around the state have benefited from shale drilling, he said.
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