Ken Morgan – The Barnett Powering Progress
At a time when much of America struggles to rebound from the greatest recession in a generation, North Texas is thriving. The Barnett Shale is a big reason why. The Barnett has expanded the regional economy in lasting ways. Approximately 38.5% of the growth in the regional economy over the past decade has come from Barnett-related activity. In fact, the Barnett now accounts for about 8.5% of the local economy.