While most American consumers welcome the declines in gasoline prices that have accompanied falling crude oil prices, the impacts are not uniformly beneficial. In this two-part series, we examine the causes for collapsing oil prices, the impacts of persistently low prices on energy producers, and the consequences for U.S. banks that lend to energy exploration and production companies, oil field service companies, and the households and individuals that live in regions dominated by oil and gas exploration.
Part one focuses on impacts of falling prices on individual companies and on the real estate markets of energy-dependent areas.
The Collapse of Crude Oil Prices: How Low and For How Long?
Part One: Impacts of Falling Prices
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