Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has caused a ripple effect of job creation

This week, the Times Leader published a profile on Tim Schoen, an analyst at Borton-Lawson, a Wilkes-Barre Township-based engineering and architecture firm. A Penn State University Broadcast Journalism graduate, Tim Schoen, switched career goals and acquired a position with Borton-Lawson. The position was created due to growth in the state’s natural gas industry.

Susan Spry, vice president for Workforce and Community Development at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke noted, “The impact of jobs spawned by the Commonwealth’s natural gas industry created a ripple effect, reaching ancillary industries such as marketing, real estate, business, information systems and hospitality fields.”

With the energy industry growing throughout Pennsylvania, supporting infrastructure development will help ensure the longevity of this economic growth.

Read the entire profile here.