Well cleanup may spur jobs
July 29, 2020
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange
CASPER — The COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding collapse in energy markets have wreaked havoc in the oil and gas sector. An estimated 76,000 direct oil and gas jobs were slashed across the U.S. from February to June, a low not witnessed since around 2006.
Though oil prices have rebounded in part, thousands of energy workers remain without work.
But a new report compiled by the Resources for the Future and Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy proposes a potential solution.
The research by a team of energy experts conclud...