How did crude oil prices go negative?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on April 21, 2020

Dr. Perryman explains the factors that led to crude prices going negative and how they will come back up.

What do the latest crude oil prices mean for the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 08, 2016

For the first time in nearly a year, West Texas Intermediate crude closed above $50 a barrel; Dr. Perryman takes a look at what that means for Texas.

Omnipresent Oil
Column Published in syndication March 23, 2022

Gasoline prices have soared, topping $4 per gallon in most areas. The increase has been rapid, and with inflation in almost everything else in family budgets, the additional costs are difficult to absorb. They are also very visible; we see the signs constantly.

OPEC Blinked ‑ A Strategy Shift
Column Published in syndication December 07, 2016

Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have agreed to cut crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day beginning in January. Russia announced it would cooperate and lower production by 300,000 barrels per day, and there is some chance other nations representing about 20% of global production will also join in following an upcoming meeting.