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Dallas Fed Energy Survey

The Dallas Fed conducts a quarterly survey of about 200 oil and gas firms located or headquartered in the Eleventh District—Texas, southern New Mexico and northern Louisiana—which operate regionally, nationally or internationally.

The information collected is a valuable component of economic analysis and serves as input for Federal Open Market Committee monetary policy deliberations. Survey respondents are asked whether various measures of their firms' business activities have increased, decreased or remained unchanged relative to the prior quarter and the year-ago quarter. Responses are aggregated into diffusion indexes; positive values indicate expansion while negative values indicate contraction.

2017 Release Dates

Survey Period

Release (9:30 a.m. CT)

First Quarter Wednesday, March 29
Second Quarter Wednesday, June 28
Third Quarter Wednesday, September 27
Fourth Quarter Thursday, December 28

Report Archive



First Quarter First Quarter
Second Quarter Second Quarter
Third Quarter Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter Fourth Quarter

Questions regarding the Dallas Fed Energy Survey can be addressed to Michael Plante at or Kunal Patel at

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