Oklahoma City Branch News

Tenth District Services Activity Expands

January 25, 2019 | Services

The survey provides information on several indicators of activity including sales, revenue, employment and capital spending, while identifying changes in prices of input materials and selling prices. Survey participants represent a variety of industries, including retail and wholesale trade, automobile dealers, transportation, information, high-tech and professional services, real estate, education, restaurants, health services, tourism and other services firms.

Manufacturing Activity Continued to Grow Modestly

January 24, 2019 | Manufacturing Survey
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.

Tenth District Energy Activity Declines Moderately

January 11, 2019 | Energy Survey

Fourth quarter energy survey results revealed Tenth District energy activity declined moderately. The future activity outlook also turned negative. Firms reported that oil prices needed to be on average $63 per barrel for a substantial increase in drilling to occur, while they anticipate oil will rise to only the mid-to high-$50s this year.

A Year of Solid Expansion in 2018—and Momentum for 2019

December 17, 2018 | 4th Quarter 2018

The fourth quarter issue of the Oklahoma Economist analyzes how Oklahoma's economy has performed over the past year, and reveals a positive outlook for the state heading into 2019.

Speeches


Jan 10, 2019 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Outlook

By Chad Wilkerson

Nov 15, 2018 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Outlook

By Chad Wilkerson

Nov 14, 2018 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Outlook

By Chad Wilkerson

Nov 13, 2018 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Outlook

By Chad Wilkerson

Oct 18, 2018 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Outlook

By Chad Wilkerson

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Oklahoma City Branch Board of Directors

The Oklahoma City Branch has a Board of Directors that provides insight on local economic conditions and advises and counsels the Branch executive. To learn more, watch The Role of the Reserve Bank Director.

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