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Dallas Fed Energy Survey

The Dallas Fed conducts a quarterly survey of about 200 oil and gas firms located or headquartered in the Eleventh District—Texas, southern New Mexico and northern Louisiana—which operate regionally, nationally or internationally.

The information collected is a valuable component of economic analysis and serves as input for Federal Open Market Committee monetary policy deliberations. Survey respondents are asked whether various measures of their firms' business activities have increased, decreased or remained unchanged relative to the prior quarter and the year-ago quarter. Responses are aggregated into diffusion indexes; positive values indicate expansion while negative values indicate contraction.

2018 Release Dates

Survey Period

Release (9:30 a.m. CT)

The publishing process begins at 9:30 a.m. CT. While we strive to ensure the information is published to our website in a timely manner, we cannot guarantee the exact timing all survey content becomes available online.
First Quarter Wednesday, March 28
Second Quarter Wednesday, June 27
Third Quarter Wednesday, September 26
Fourth Quarter Thursday, January 3, 2019

Report Archive

2018

2017

2016

First Quarter First Quarter First Quarter
Second Quarter Second Quarter Second Quarter
Third Quarter Third Quarter Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter Fourth Quarter Fourth Quarter

Questions regarding the Dallas Fed Energy Survey can be addressed to Michael Plante at Michael.Plante@dal.frb.org or Kunal Patel at Kunal.Patel@dal.frb.org.

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