Two 2006 research reports documenting the impact of oil and gas activity on the Oklahoma economy.
Mark Snead quoted in a piece on the recent announcement of expanded future drilling activity by Anadarko in northern Colorado... http://kuwanlalenta.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/anadarko-oil-drilling.pdf
Mark Snead quoted on the impact of high energy prices on the energy states.... read more from the Kansas City Star here: http://www.kansascity.com/2012/04/09/3545985/oil-income-protects-some-states.html#storylink=cpy
An article by Mark Snead examining the potential impact of carbon constraints on electricity producers in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming was recently released by the Kansas City Fed. From the introduction: "In the Federal Reserve’s…
Had the great pleasure of taking a trip yesterday to Williston, North Dakota to see firsthand the economic activity underlying the development of the Bakken oil formation. It was an amazing sight, one I suspect is typical of the early oil and gas booms that reshaped areas of Pennsylvania, California, Texas, and Oklahoma.
The most interesting issue they face is coping with a lack of housing in the region given the tremendous population explosion. Cities I have worked with in the past have often lamented the housing shortages they face. I think now I really know what a housing shortage looks like.