TITLE

Boom! Boom!

AUTHOR(S)
Tharp, Francisco
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
High Country News;5/12/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the economic condition of Western Colorado, with the booming energy industries. It notes that the state has been improving in building their economy and with the gas industries' contribution to boost it. It further cites several situations on this development, which includes the result on the energy production in Rifle, Colorado from which it became a tourist and retirement town, the 3.6% decreasing rate of unemployment and the building permits is increased by 50 % mostly due to the high demand from oil and gas workers. Meanwhile, the article reports on the issue regarding drill rigs.
ACCESSION #
32080385

 

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