Pacific Connector will be a major investment in the energy infrastructure of southern Oregon and offers short and long-term economic benefits to the region. Although the majority of the employment will be short term construction positions, Pacific Connector projects that at the peak of construction they will employ approximately 4,000 skilled and talented craftsman to help build.
Operation of the pipeline will require the employment of 15 permanent employees while operation of the LNG Terminal will require the employment of 200 permanent employees.
Beyond the talented and skilled craftsmen needed to build this historic project, the local communities will also reap the benefits in such businesses as restaurants, service providers, rental property and housing, not to mention the long-term benefits of additional tax revenue that the Jordan Cove Project will pay into the local communities for decades to come.
Pacific Connector will generate on average $5 million each for Klamath, Jackson, Douglas and Coos counties in annual tax revenue per year of operations.