The article in the San Antonio Express News on Wednesday highlights the direct impact of Eagle Ford Shale –
- $61 Billion
- 20 county area
- 116,000 jobs
Projections included that by 2022 – 14 county area would support over 89,000 jobs and approximately 4,600 will work in the “food services and drinking industry” to cater to the oil patch.
The study breaks down the impact but it is noted that ” San Antonio, Corpus Christi and Victoria areas have morphed into service providers, administrative centers and staging areas for the oil field.”