America’s unconventional shale oil and gas production boom — directly responsible for more than half a million jobs — has had an incredible economic impact on a variety of regions. Whether talking about the Eagle Ford play of Texas or North Dakota’s own Bakken play, the ability of oil and gas exploration companies to extract energy resources from these once hard-to-reach places has had a resounding and lasting impact on many a small community.

The Great American Oil Rush Infographic

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