Oklahoma City Branch News

Manufacturing Growth Slowed but Remained Solid

November 17, 2017
The survey monitors manufacturing plants selected according to geographic distribution, industry mix and size. Survey results reveal changes in several indicators of manufacturing activity, including production and shipments, and identify changes in prices of raw materials and finished products.

Growth in Tenth District Energy Activity Slows

October 13, 2017
Third quarter energy survey results revealed only slight growth in Tenth District energy activity. Firms reported much slower but still positive growth in activity in the third quarter, with the hurricanes having only a moderate negative effect.

Global Oil Supply and Demand: Prospects for Greater Balance

September 22, 2017
The Federal Reserve Banks of Kansas City and Dallas held the second joint energy conference on Sept. 22, 2017, in Oklahoma City with over 250 in attendance. The conference focused on global oil supply dynamics, the global oil demand outlook, and the oil and gas regulatory environment. See the conference agenda and presentations here

Latest Oklahoma Economist Addresses Nonmetro Oklahoma Economy

September 15, 2017

The third quarter issue of the Oklahoma Economist finds that the state's nonmetro economy has performed relatively well in the 21st century.


Nov 14, 2017 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update

By Megan Williams

Nov 8, 2017 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update

By Chad Wilkerson

Oct 23, 2017 | Oklahoma Economic Update

By Chad Wilkerson

Oct 4, 2017 | U.S. and Ponca City Area Economic Update

By Chad Wilkerson

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Staff at the Kansas City Fed's Oklahoma City Branch:

  • Provide insights and analysis on Oklahoma’s economy.

  • Lead energy research and business surveys for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

  • Work with Oklahoma educators, students and the public to promote economic and financial education to increase understanding of the Federal Reserve.

  • Support community economic growth through research and resources for bankers, economic developers, non-profits and small business owners.

  • Partner with Oklahoma Council on Economic Education and the Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition to provide programs focused on economic education and personal finance for students, educators and the low- and moderate-income community.

  • Meet with and speak to community and business organizations about economic conditions in the state and gather information and insights about diverse perspectives on the economy.

  • Promote a safe, stable and competitive banking system through the supervision and regulation of financial institutions.

View the Oklahoma City Branch fact sheet