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Dallas Fed Energy Survey

Oil and gas activity rises modestly as production, employment little changed

Second Quarter 2024

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

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Energy Indicators

A monthly web publication of key economic indicators that offers a snapshot of the energy sector.

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Energy Slideshow

Charts containing the latest data on the outlook for energy in the region, the U.S. and around the world.

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In Focus: David Rapson on electric vehicles

Appearing on PBS's “Energy Switch," Dallas Fed Economic Policy Advisor and Senior Economist David Rapson discusses the benefits and costs of widespread EV adoption.

Energy in the Eleventh District

Energy Conference

Dallas Fed Events

Energy and the Economy: Meeting Rising Energy Demand

The ninth joint energy conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas and Kansas City will focus on the outlook for global energy markets as well as developing domestic energy infrastructure at scale and meeting rising power demand.

Dallas and virtual

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Featured Articles and Research


Automakers’ Bold Plans for Electric Vehicles Spur U.S. Battery Boom

There is a wave of new investment in gigafactories—enormous facilities devoted to the production of lithium-ion batteries.

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Working Papers

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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Economic Indicators

Index of Global Real Economic Activity

Business-cycle index of global real economic activity that may be viewed as a proxy for the volume of shipping in global industrial commodity markets.

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Economic Indicators

Houston Economic Indicators

A monthly web publication of key economic indicators, including energy, that offers a snapshot of the Houston economy.

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