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Bayou Business Download: Energy's Changing Impact on the Houston Economy

Published Aug 31, 2020 by A.J. Mistretta


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In this episode of Bayou Business Download we discuss a question that we often get asked here at the Partnership—just how dependent is Houston’s economy on the oil and gas industry and how has that changed through the years. We’ll also look at employment in the sector and what the future might hold for this important sector here in Houston. 

Key topics include: 

  • The makeup of the energy industry in Houston. 
  • The impact of price fluctuations on various segments of the industry. 
  • How much the industry contributes overall to the region's GDP today compared with its height. 
  • How overall employment has changed in the energy industry in recent years. 
  • What transition to newer forms of energy looks like and how that will impact the Houston economy. 

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