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Dallas Fed Energy Survey

Oil and Gas Expansion Still Solid; Cost Increases Moderate, Supply-Chain Delays Persist

Fourth Quarter 2022

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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Energy Conference

Dallas Fed Events

Energy and the Economy: The New Energy Landscape

The conference focused on geopolitics as well the outlook for global energy markets and the U.S. energy sector.


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Energy in the Eleventh District

Permian Basin

Containing large resources of oil and natural gas, the Permian Basin covers 55 counties in West Texas and southeast New Mexico.

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Haynesville Shale

Rich in natural gas, the Haynesville Shale formation covers 23 counties on the border of Texas and Louisiana.

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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.

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Barnett Shale

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

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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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More on Energy

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: October 2022

Houston payrolls continued to log significant gains through September, and high-frequency Houston data on trends in credit and debit card transactions as well as restaurant demand showed no sign of slowing by early October.

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