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Oil/Gas and Marcellus Shale Occupations

Marcellus Shale became a rapidly growing segment of Pennsylvania’s economy in 2008. Much of the research and reporting has been focused around the types of industries associated with Marcellus Shale, as well as the industries that prosper as a result of it.
 
In 2009, the Center for Workforce Information & Analysis, or CWIA, defined the ongoing Marcellus Shale activities by NAICS codes. The definition included a “core” set of industries that perform the main work (drilling and extraction of natural gas), along with a set of “ancillary” industries that are impacted by or tied to this work. This includes sub-contractors, distributors, and suppliers of necessary equipment.

Marcellus Shale Occupational Compendium

The Marcellus Shale Occupational Compendium is a report consisting of 67 one-page detailed occupational overviews that each include occupational descriptions; education, knowledge, and skills; 2011 wages; 2010-2020 statewide employment and projections. The occupations included are found within the staffing patterns of Marcellus Shale core and ancillary industries, and have been identified as key to the current and future workforce. The report will assist job seekers and students in understanding the occupations in Marcellus Shale industries. The Marcellus Shale Occupational Compendium can be downloaded in its entirety by clicking on the image below.
 
Marcellus Shale Occupational Compendium

Oil and Gas/Energy Career Directory – Fall 2012

The Oil and Gas/Energy Career Directory is a regional document developed at the request of the Southwest Corner Workforce Investment Board. The report is designed to assist job seekers and students in understanding the occupations in the oil and gas industry grouped by training and educational levels. Included are: occupational descriptions; knowledge and skills; 2011 wages; 2008-2018 statewide and area employment and projections.
 
The Oil and Gas/Energy Career Directory can be downloaded in its entirety by clicking on the image below.
The Oil and Gas/Energy Career Directory
 
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