Fayetteville Shale Play Impact Revised Upward
Job creation and investment related to the Fayetteville Shale Play have topped 2008 predictions of $17.9 billion in economic activity between 2008 and 2012.
A study released Tuesday (June 5) by the Center for Business and Economic Research in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas and sponsored by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, updated the economic impact figures generated by the activities of the natural gas industry concentrated in the north central region of Arkansas.
Study results suggest that activity in the nine-county area in 2012 resulted in $4 billion in activity and produced 16,000 jobs. Click here to read the full story from our partners at TheCityWire.com.