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New drilling is bringing boom times to Ohio.
They don't look at this map of the state sitting on two huge deposits oil and natural gas that could bring more than 200000.
New high paying jobs that's according to my next guest Ohio congressman.
200000 new jobs is is -- push back -- by the way -- -- there's -- -- -- -- On this you know in Ohio.
-- everybody's on board.
Everybody is so very very excited you know we're sitting on top of the of the world's largest deposit by by most experts.
Opinion the largest deposit of natural gas in the world so we've got a lot to look forward to.
And -- or played some video flaming faucets that there there was a a documentary out awhile ago saying.
Patient trying to access natural gas this way the fracking procedure because it causes methane gas to come through the faucets you're.
Your your -- could light a fire is that true or not true.
It is not true you know that is that is one of the biggest scare tactics that environmentalists have.
In trying to stop us from going after this very very.
Powerful natural resource.
Even the EPA administrator herself has acknowledged that in the history of -- fracking.
Over the last sixty years there has not been one single incidents.
Where -- we're drinking water has been contaminated by the fracking process so.
This is -- these are just scare tactics -- guys throughout the the full screen -- -- the congressman next question is one point out that.
There is massive reserves of oil and gas underneath that that region.
Actually well I think we're seeing -- -- certain shaking hands with with some I guess fractures in your state is that right.
Whether they're folks going on that are drilling wells and my district that's correct okay and and guys give -- a full screen of of the Bakken reserve you don't -- there it is.
Check it out Montana North Dakota parts of candidate may even spread even further south but.
Trillions of BT using hydrocarbons that right.
That's correct if you look at if you look at the Marcellus and the Utica shale.
By most experts opinion you're looking at five point five.
Billion barrels of oil sitting right there underneath Ohio West Virginia Pennsylvania.
Again that's a lot to be excited about it represents jobs coming to the area so we see oil you you're talking.
Trillions of cubic feet and gas equivalent to it to the barrels that right -- -- -- yesterday.
That's correct and that you know those numbers are massive those those numbers would compete with with some of the Middle Eastern -- -- countries as far as oil reserves.
Absolutely you take a look at Steve and bill alone.
That the little town.
In stupid bill over 300 jobs created already.
New high paying jobs expected over the next three years.
And and estimates are that anyone -- -- bill Ohio which has been decimated by the loss of manufacturing.
Anyone -- -- build it wants a job can have a job by next April listeners are we've heard the stories about North Dakota that that jobs so plentiful people.
Have to live in you know Winnebago isn't when Wal-Mart parking lots and high paying jobs -- have to leave it there congressman Bill Johnson thank you very much for joining us.
Thank you for having me OK while oil.
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