Texas Sees Increase In Oil And Gas Employment
Texas accounts for 54 percent of all U.S. oil and gas employment
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has released its September Energy Indicators, outlining the activity in oil and gas in Texas.
According to the Dallas Fed, oil and gas employment in Texas expanded in August by 1,700 jobs, reaching a total of about 218,500. This change has been due to additions in support activities, which added 2,200 jobs in Texas in August. Overall oil and gas employment in the country totals 403,600, meaning Texas accounts for 54 percent of the U.S. total.
Published by Oil & Gas 360