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A New Strategy for Finding Cheap Airline Tickets

I recently booked a $99 round trip ticket for an upcoming business flight between OKC and Denver for January 2017. The airlines have been slicing prices lately and it turned out to be the lowest air fare I have paid in quite a while. The most interesting thing underlying this cheap fare is that airline ticket [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Pic of the Week|0 Comments

Growing Oil and Gas Supply Contains Energy Costs for Oklahoma Consumers

Prior to the recent surge in oil and gas production, U.S. energy consumers were facing all-time high prices for petroleum-based products and natural gas. EIA forecasts continued to suggest that energy prices would likely climb even higher going forward. Instead, high prices provided a strong incentive to the domestic energy industry to find new oil [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|In the News, Pic of the Week, Research|0 Comments

U.S. Marginal Oil and Gas Wells Still Matter

The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) just released its 2015 Marginal Wells report detailing production from marginal oil and gas wells across the producing states. RegionTrack was once again pleased to assist them with compiling the report! The IOGCC defines a marginal (stripper) well as a well that produces 10 barrels of oil or 60 Mcf of [...]

By |October 13th, 2016|In the News, Research|0 Comments

Dallas is no longer an Energy Town, but Houston sure is…

The economic personalities of the Dallas and Houston metro areas are a bit Jekyll and Hyde at the moment. The Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area has added jobs at an increasing pace since the recession ended, reaching an astounding job growth rate of nearly 5% over the past 12 months. Dallas has largely ignored the collapse in the oil and [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|Graphic, Pic of the Week|0 Comments

Energy Collapse Weighs Further on Colorado Hiring

We often refer to Colorado as one of the ‘Super States.’ That select group of high-performing states with strong job and wage growth, rapid in-migration of new residents, an educated workforce, abundant high-tech activity, and so on. You get the picture. But it is the old fashioned commodity markets, particularly crude oil and natural gas, that are once again acting as a ball and chain to slow down hiring in The Centennial State. The oil and gas industry hit the wall at the end of 2014, and it continues to take some of the starch out of job growth in the state. […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Graphic, Pic of the Week|0 Comments