Oklahoma City Branch News

Growth in Tenth District Energy Activity Accelerated Slightly

January 12, 2018

Fourth quarter energy survey results revealed slightly faster growth in Tenth District energy firm activity. The future activity outlook was positive and continued to improve.

Manufacturing Growth Continued at a Solid Pace

December 21, 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.

A Year of Solid Recovery in 2017—and Positive Signs Heading into 2018

December 20, 2017

The fourth quarter issue of the Oklahoma Economist finds that Oklahoma’s economy staged a solid recovery in 2017 and the outlook for 2018 appears positive.

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


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

Branch Contacts

Public Affairs and Media Relations: Pam Campbell, Public Affairs Director | pam.campbell@kc.frb.org

Economic and Financial Education: Jessie Blackwell, Public Affairs Specialist | jessie.blackwell@kc.frb.org

Community Development: Steven Shepelwich, Senior Community Development Advisor | steven.shepelwich@kc.frb.org

Speech Requests: www.kansascityfed.org/research/speeches/speakerrequestform.cfm