The number of jobs is expected to increase to 2.5 million over the next three years, eventually hitting nearly 3.5 million in 2035.
Program designed to deter crime against energy companies.
Agrees to share information on extraction of oil from shale, offshore projects and renewable energy.
The market is estimated to be worth about $600 billion
Discussion paper suggests new rules to protect environment; seeks input from public.
Studies confirm that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, can trigger manmade earthquakes