Because the Barnett Shale supports our communities, Texas, and America. CLEAN Resources is a group of concerned Texans who represent the more than 100,000 jobs in the Barnett Shale. We got together because we're tired of a handful of people coming in to our cities and towns and distorting the facts about shale gas development, and we think it's about time somebody started telling the truth about all the good it does for our communities, our state, and our country. So here's the truth: Natural gas is clean burning - reduced greenhouse gases, less pollutants, and less emissions. That's just a fact. Natural gas from the Barnett shale has a huge impact on the economy of our region and our state. We're talking jobs, small businesses, banks, taxes, wages, all of that. The anti-Barnett crowd either doesn't see that or doesn't care, but this is our life and the good of our families we're talking about. The Barnett Shale makes us more secure because the more natural gas we get from there, the less oil we've got to import. Drilling in the Barnett Shale is safe and protects the environment. It's funny that you got these people running around talking about air and water pollution, when the truth is, there's not a shred of evidence to support any of that. Our mission is simple: We want to tell the other side of the story, and we're going to do that, and we're going to do it every day. So keep coming back, and we'll keep giving you the facts that nobody else is talking about.
Texans looking to begin a new career or find a new job in the energy industry should consider attending the Texas Natural Gas Summit and Job Fair in Austin on October 23, 2014.
The event is hosted by the Railroad Commission of Texas and will "showcase companies that are creating good jobs by increasing the use of Texas natural gas to fuel vehicles and oilfield equipment. Last year oil and gas jobs grew nearly 5 percent statewide and helped Texas lead the nation in job creation. These jobs pay well. The average oil and natural gas worker earns about $107,000 a year."Read More
The Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (also known as TIPRO) released their 2014 State of Energy Report this week. The report “explores the economic impact of the nation’s oil and gas industry from the standpoint of employment, wages, payroll, production and establishments at the state and national level.” Not surprisingly, the report “illustrates the leadership of Texas in nearly all economic and statistical factors in comparison to other oil and gas producing states.”
Texas is the leading state for oil and gas employment “with 411,600 people employed in (this sector) representing 41 percent of all oil and gas jobs nationwide in 2013.” These jobs made up “4.4 percent of total employment in the state of Texas itself.”
A large group of college students from throughout North Texas packed PourHouse Sports Grill in Denton for an educational meeting last night hosted by CLEAN Resources.
These students came from the University of North Texas, Texas Woman's University, North Central Texas College, Tarrant County College, and Navarro College to learn more about shale energy in North Texas.Read More