As the price of crude shows little sign of a resurgence to its levels from two years ago, some parts of America’s oil country are taking a much bigger hit than others.
When global oil prices crashed in late 2014, U.S. oil fields braced for lost jobs and wages. So far, the oil bust has taken a $4 billion-dollar bite out of oil patch workers’ paychecks, according to the latest data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with no recovery in sight.
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