Leveraging the Marcellus/Utica to Make WV Great Again January 14, 2019 Economic Impact, Industrywide Issues, Jobs, NGLs, Statewide WV, West Virginia West Virginia is in desperate need of jobs following decades of job losses in the coal industry (from 70,000 jobs in the 1970s to 13,000 today). WV has another great natural resource: natural gas. As coal was to WV, natgas now is. Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!) Related Post navigation NYC Would Go Dark Under Plan Intro’d by Queens PoliticianAntis Outraged: Massachusetts Gov Approves Weymouth Compress Stn You do not have permission to view the comments. Click here to cancel reply. Please Login to post a comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email.