Baker Hughes’ Rig Count Confirms Surge of Electrical Sales Opportunities in the Oil & Gas Market

One indicator offering some insight into the impact the Bakken play has had on the North Dakota electrical market is the number of electricians working in the state. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ data on electrician employment, from 2008 (before the oil and gas boom) to 2012,  North Dakota gained 680 electricians. 

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