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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 Expansion Remains Robust

October 2018

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

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Indicators

Energy Indicators

December 2018

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

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Charts

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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Events

Energy and the Economy Conference

September 7, 2018

Watch a moderated Q&A with Rob Kaplan and access the agenda and presentation materials from the conference.

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Energy in the Eleventh District
Permian Basin

The Permian Basin is one of the nation's oldest oil and gas producing regions. New technologies have transformed the region in the last decade, breathing new life into old wells and tapping new ones.

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Haynesville Shale

The East Texas and northern Louisiana counties making up the Haynesville Shale formation came to the public's attention in 2008, when exploration companies began flocking to the region in search of its unconventional gas resources.

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Eagle Ford Shale

Oil and natural gas extraction is booming in Eagle Ford Shale. Recent advances in horizontal drilling technology allow companies to extract oil and natural gas from shale, bringing 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
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Working Papers

OPEC in the News

This paper introduces a newspaper article count index related to OPEC that rises in response to important OPEC meetings and events connected with OPEC production levels.

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Economic Letter

Demand Shocks Fuel Commodity Price Booms and Busts

Demand shocks due to rapid industrialization have driven commodity price booms throughout history. As periods of industrialization lose steam and supply catches up, busts follow after about 10 years.

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Economic Indicators
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Economic Indicators

Permian Basin: November 2018

The Permian Basin economy remains robust, reaching highs in production, employment and home prices. However, there are signs of moderation.

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Economic Indicators

Houston: November 2018

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

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