How much renewable energy was produced in Texas through the first quarter?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 11, 2022

Dr. Perryman discusses the role of renewables and how Texas has increased production.

How many oil and gas permits were filed in March?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on April 20, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains the impact of an uptick in these permits and what can be expected for the energy industry in Texas in the future. 

How significant is the new Tesla factory for Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on April 11, 2022

Dr. Perryman predicts the economic impact for the state's economy and positioning moving forward. 

How will the price of oil change in the future?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 09, 2022

Dr. Perryman reacts to recent price surges and what impact that will have on the industry. 

Reality Check
Column Published in syndication March 09, 2022

Oil prices are touching an altitude not seen since the spike in summer 2008, pushing gasoline prices into uncharted territory and raising other costs in their wake. The situation in Ukraine and efforts by financial markets to predict it are driving the immediate spurt in prices, but even before Russia invaded, prices were trending upward as the global economy rebounded from COVID-19 and demand rose faster than supply.

Goodbye 2021!
Column Published in syndication January 05, 2022

As we turn the page to a new year, I am relieved to say that from an economic perspective, things are definitely looking up. There are clearly challenges ahead, but this year should bring improvement in significant ways. Let's take a quick look at progress made and obstacles faced in 2021.