The Dallas Fed has improved the quality of the payroll employment estimates for Texas using early benchmarking and two-step seasonal adjustment. More information regarding the early benchmarking technique can be found at http://www.dallasfed.org/research/basics/benchmark.cfm. More information pertaining to two-step seasonal adjustment can be found at http://www.dallasfed.org/research/basics/twostep.cfm.
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Release: Texas Employment Data
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Mining: Oil and Gas Extraction Payroll Employment in Texas [TX10211000M175FRBDAL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/TX10211000M175FRBDAL, February 9, 2016.