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ODJFS: Oil and gas industry jobs on the rise

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The number of Ohio workers in the oil and gas industry's core jobs increased 17 percent in the first quarter of 2012 from the first quarter of 2011, according to a study by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

The study included jobs like pipeline construction and well drilling.

The report indicates that employment in ancillary shale industries also increased.

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