“By 2022 we estimate the (annual) economic impact (of the Eagle Ford Shale) will be $89 billion supporting 127,000 full jobs.”
That is how Dr. Thomas Tunstall, director for the Center for Community and Business Research at University of Texas San Antonio Institute for Economic Development, sees the future in South Texas.
“Eagle Ford Shale is now visible from space,” he said. He showed a photo of the Texas night taken by a satellite and the crescent shaped EFS is distinctively visible.
Dr. Tunstall was in Victoria recently to review his latest study on the Eagle Ford Shale. With UTSA and UHV, the seminar was hosted by Small Business Development Center and South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable.
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