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October 14th, 2016
After two years of losses, Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas industry has added jobs, further signaling an end to the industry downturn that has hamstrung the local economy. The Oklahoma Energy Index showed a gain of 100 jobs in energy production...
September 8th, 2016
The marginal ups and downs of the Oklahoma Energy Index are signs of recovery in the state’s oil and natural gas industry, said the economist who compiles the monthly data used to track industry growth. The Energy Index, a measure of oil and...
August 11th, 2016
For the first time since 2014, the Oklahoma Energy Index posted positive gains, renewing optimism in the belief that the economic downturn that has plagued the state’s defining industry is waning. The Energy Index, a measure of oil and natural...
July 5th, 2016
Strong gains in crude oil prices and improving investor sentiment toward the state’s publicly traded oil and natural gas companies held the most recent Oklahoma Energy Index steady, signaling the end is near for the economic downturn that has...
June 20th, 2016
Shrinking employment and declining drilling activity across the Sooner State continue to impact the Oklahoma Energy Index. The Oklahoma Energy Index contracted for the 17th consecutive month in May, leaving activity in the state’s most...
May 4th, 2016
Driven by increasing crude oil prices, the most recent Oklahoma Energy Index is holding steady after nine months of decline. The Oklahoma Energy Index, a measure of oil and natural gas industry activity, stood at 159.1 using data collected in March...
March 30th, 2016
The contraction of the Oklahoma Energy Index continues, and it is Oklahoma’s rural communities that have faced the greatest economic hardship. The Oklahoma Energy Index contracted for the 13th consecutive month in January, leaving activity in...
January 5th, 2016
The Oklahoma Energy Index continues its downward trend, and the correlation between the index and statewide private employment suggests ongoing economic struggles for the industry and the state. The index of oil and natural gas industry activity...
December 8th, 2015
Economic hardships for Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas industry and the state as a whole are expected as the Oklahoma Energy Index continues its downward trend. The index of oil and natural gas industry activity fell to 200.9 using data...
November 5th, 2015
The Oklahoma Energy Index continues its downward trend, pointing to a challenging economic environment for Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas industry and the state economy as a whole in the months ahead. The index of oil and natural gas industry...