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Energy Research

Examining the Links Between Oil, Energy and the Economy
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Dallas Fed Energy Survey

Oil and Gas Outlook Improves Dramatically, Activity Continues to Rise

December 2016

Quarterly assessment of energy activity among oil and gas firms in the Eleventh District.

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Quarterly Energy Update

OPEC Reloaded: More Appearance than Substance?

December 2016

Concise analysis of the latest major developments and key changes facing global oil and gas markets.

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Oil and the Economy

November 18, 2016

Slides and photos from a recent event focused on oil prices and the energy industry.

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Energy Slideshow

February 2017

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 in the Eleventh District
Barnett Shale

As the birthplace of modern hydraulic fracturing, the Barnett Shale transformed U.S. energy production.

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Eagle Ford Shale

From Laredo to College Station in South Texas, the Eagle Ford Shale actively produces oil, gas and condensate.

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Haynesville Shale

Along the Texas-Louisiana border, the Haynesville Shale outputs significant volumes of natural gas.

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Permian Basin

Once called a petroleum graveyard, the Permian Basin is now the most dynamic oil play in the nation.

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Featured Articles and Research

Working Papers

What Drives Commodity Price Booms and Busts?

This paper provides evidence on the dynamic effects of commodity demand shocks, commodity supply shocks, and inventory demand shocks on real commodity prices.

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Southwest Economy

Lingering Energy Bust Depresses, Doesn't Sink Texas State Budget

The recent oil price collapse has adversely affected Texas' budget situation and slowed the growth of its rainy-day fund.

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Economic Indicators

Economic Indicators

Houston: January 2017

Houston Economic Indicators is a monthly web publication of key economic indicators that offers a snapshot of the Houston economy.

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Economic Indicators

Permian Basin: March 2017

Permian Basin Economic Indicators is a monthly web publication of key economic indicators that offers a snapshot of the Permian Basin economy.

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