Keeping Our Economy Rolling

It seems like every economic sector in the United States is benefitting from the clean, cheap, and abundant shale gas energy that is being produced in North Texas and elsewhere in the country. 

Many of these benefits come in industries that are not typically associated with natural gas. For example, the American “shale gas revolution is a significant factor behind a recent spate of investments by overseas tire makers” in the United States according to a recent report posted on,

Many U.S.-based industries are becoming increasingly advantaged through the availability of shale gas ethane at a fraction of the cost of conventional petroleum-based feedstock...Among other products, this ethane can be converted into synthetic rubber monomers including butadiene and isoprene.”

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