Areas of Oklahoma Will Struggle to Add Jobs in ’16

The collapse in energy prices (both crude oil and natural gas) will continue to weigh on much of the Oklahoma economy in 2016. Statewide, our projected job loss is -0.6% on a year-over-year basis. The weakness should be widespread but concentrated in a few regions. The map of job growth below (see a dynamic version here) illustrates the [...]

By | 2016-02-18T20:06:23+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Forecasting, Graphic, Maps, Pic of the Week, Uncategorized|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 | 2016-10-13T15:27:22+00:00 October 13th, 2016|In the News, Research, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Oklahoma Regional Economic Yearbook is Available!

The 2016 Oklahoma Regional Economic Yearbook is here! The Yearbook is the most comprehensive and trusted source for historical and forecast information on the Oklahoma economy! More than 400 pages of historical and forecast data tables at your fingertips!  […]

By | 2016-02-17T12:20:15+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Forecasting, Research, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 | 2016-10-20T10:28:39+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Pic of the Week, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the News: Forbes Story on RegionTrack’s 50-State Child Care Study

Forbes Magazine recently covered a RegionTrack report on the role of child care at the state level.

By | 2016-03-17T15:46:54+00:00 March 17th, 2016|In the News, Uncategorized|0 Comments