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First Quarter 2023
Quarterly assessment of energy activity among oil and gas firms in the Eleventh District.
A monthly web publication of key economic indicators that offers a snapshot of the energy sector.
Charts containing the latest data on the outlook for energy in the region, the U.S. and around the world.
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Energy Finance and the Energy Transition
This conference features academic sessions as well as industry panels on the oil and gas industry and the energy transition.
Energy in the Eleventh District
Containing large resources of oil and natural gas, the Permian Basin covers 55 counties in West Texas and southeast New Mexico.
Rich in natural gas, the Haynesville Shale formation covers 23 counties on the border of Texas and Louisiana.
Eagle Ford Shale
Oil and natural gas extraction in Eagle Ford Shale has brought new jobs and growing wealth to many rural communities in South Texas.
As the birthplace of modern hydraulic fracturing, the Barnett Shale transformed U.S. energy production.
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The Impact of Rising Oil Prices on U.S. Inflation and Inflation Expectations in 2020-23
Predictions of oil prices reaching $100 per barrel during the winter of 2021/22 have raised fears of persistently high inflation and rising inflation expectations for years to come. This paper shows that these concerns have been overstated.
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