It’s hard to pin down exactly but the number of jobs created by Barnett Shale gas production could be in the neighborhood of 80,000, a relatively high percentage of all jobs in the region. The oil and gas industry pumps billions of dollars into the local economy. And Barnett Shale is expected to expand exponentially. Tens of billions of dollars have been invested. Thousands upon thousands of jobs have been created. Schools, governments, cities, and residents of Barnett Shale counties receive royalty payments just for living in the area.
The Barnett Shale is one of the largest natural gas fields in all of the United States. Its success is causing a domino effect through the entire state of Texas. Unlike the rest of the United States and even the world, everyone and everything in the Barnett Shale region of Texas is booming. All you have to do to take advantage of the Barnett Shale natural wonder is to be a part of the Dallas/Fort Worth area right now. It’s incredible.