Mississippi has more than 10,000 miles of natural gas, petroleum, and CO2 pipelines.
Energy related jobs pay nearly twice the overall average private sector job wage according the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In 2011, the average retail cost for gasoline was $3.52 per gallon, which cost average American households $4,155. This represented about 8.4% of a median family income and was the highest percentage spent on fuel since 1981. In 2012, the average cost was $3.69 per gallon.
There are 104 nuclear reactors in the US and 443 in the world. After a 33 year break in new plant construction, three are under construction now in the US.