APC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Magellan Midstream Saddlehorn Open Season Till January - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP) declared that it has decided to extend the open season of the Saddlehorn Pipeline yet ...
  2. Bear of the Day: Anadarko (APC) - Bear of the Day

    October 16, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Anadarko (APC) - Bear of the Day
  3. 6 Stocks Loved By "The Billionaires' Club"

    September 23, 2014
    Every quarter, I sift through a list of thirty billionaire asset managers and their holdings, uncovering the biggest similarities ...
  4. 6 Stocks Loved By 'The Billionaires' Club'

    September 23, 2014
    Every quarter, I sift through a list of thirty billionaire asset managers and their holdings, uncovering the biggest similarities ...
  5. Noble Energy Looks Great, But Is The Valuation Too Filling?

    July 11, 2013
    Noble has an excellent production growth profile, but is the valuation already too full?
  6. Can Apache Regain Its Reputation?

    July 10, 2013
    Apache needs to repair its reputation, but the valuation is appealing
  7. A New Era For Chesapeake Energy

    July 8, 2013
    A more disciplined strategy at Chesapeake should lead to better results eventually
  8. Atlas Resource, EP Energy in a Deal - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Atlas Resource Partners LP declared that it has inked a deal with EP Energy E&P Company LP.
  9. Continental Starts Exchange Offer - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Continental Resources Inc. announced an exchange offer of up to $1.5 billion 4.5% senior notes due in 2023.
  10. Energy CAPEX Spending Surges

    June 7, 2013
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  11. The Time To Buy Italy Is Now

    May 17, 2013
    Investors are getting more comfortable with owning European stocks once again. For bold investors willing to go against the ...
  12. Natural Gas: A Big Win For Israel And Its Producers

    April 2, 2013
    While it’s a tech powerhouse, the natural gas game is quickly changing Israel’s economy for the good. The recent prolific ...
  13. Hess Has Good Assets, But What About Management?

    February 13, 2013
    Hess has a great asset base, but can management exploit it effectively? Investors would be wise to be careful shorting these ...
  14. Stock Market News for February 11, 2013 - Market News

    February 11, 2013
    Benchmarks finished in the green in the wake of better-than-expected earnings and encouraging domestic & international economic ...
  15. Barring Disaster, Anadarko Looks Too Cheap

    February 7, 2013
    Andarko's valuable reserve base makes it a name worth considering, even with sizable litigation risk.
  16. An Unseasonal Natural Gas Injection - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a surprise increase in natural gas supplies on account of warmer-than-normal ...
  17. Energy Stocks To Watch In 2013

    December 12, 2012
    Investors might want to focus on energy producers right here in the United States for 2013.
  18. Bull Vs. Bear: It's Time To Buy Canadian Oil

    November 30, 2012
    The answer to the world's energy needs and investor profits could lie to our neighbors to the north.
  19. 3 Energy ETFs for America's Production Boom - ETF News And Commentary

    November 13, 2012
    Thanks to more fuel efficient cars, a sluggish economy, and increased technological innovation, the U.S. is poised to become ...
  20. Anadarko Petroleum Ups Oil And Gas Resource Estimates

    November 5, 2012
    Anadarko Petroleum has increased the resource potential of the company's properties in offshore Mozambique and the Wattenberg ...
  21. Stone Energy in Neutral Lane - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    We are maintaining our long-term Neutral recommendation on Louisiana-based Stone Energy Corporation (SGY). Stone Energy has ...
  22. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending Sept. 21, 2012

    September 24, 2012
    A summary of the major events in the Energy Sector impacting investors for the week ending Sept. 21, 2012.
  23. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending Aug. 24, 2012

    August 29, 2012
    Here's a recap of what happend during the week of Aug. 24, 2012 in the energy sector.
  24. The Haynesville Shale Soldiers On

    August 23, 2012
    The Haynesville Shale is still seeing limited development by the exploration and production industry despite the collapse ...
  25. Energy Sector Recap

    August 23, 2012
    A recap of events in the Energy Sector for the week ending August 17, 2012.
  26. Statoil - Should You Love What The Analysts Hate?

    August 16, 2012
    Statoil is spending money today for a better tomorrow.
  27. Anadarko Petroleum Advances Lucius Development In Gulf Of Mexico

    July 16, 2012
    Anadarko entered into a joint venture to assist in the development of the Lucius oil and gas field in the Gulf of Mexico. ...
  28. Cote d'Ivoire Oil And Gas Review

    June 27, 2012
    The oil and gas industry is active in Cote d’Ivoire as it explores for resources across the globe.
  29. Petrobras Sets 5-Year Capital Plan

    June 21, 2012
    Petrobras has approved a five-year capital investment plan that will cost the company hundreds of billions from 2012 to 2 ...
  30. Hit And A Miss In The Gulf Of Mexico

    June 19, 2012
    The Gulf of Mexico has paid off for some operators, as many oil and gas discoveries have been reported here over the last ...
  31. Ghana Oil And Gas Review

    June 18, 2012
    The oil and gas industry has reported a number of discoveries in offshore Ghana over the last few years and now the African ...
  32. Williams Partners LP Loves The Gulf Coast

    June 7, 2012
    Williams Partners LP is looking for strong growth in oil and gas activity in the Gulf Coast region and will spend heavily ...
  33. Stone Energy - Gulf of Mexico

    June 4, 2012
    Stone Energy plans to be active in exploring for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico in 2012, as the company has assembled ...
  34. Devon Energy A Relatively Safe Natural Gas Play

    May 31, 2012
    Devon's domestic focus is proving a liability.
  35. Why Icahn Likes Chesapeake

    May 29, 2012
    Icahn is looking to shake up Chesapeake.
  36. Concho Resources Gets More Permian Basin Exposure

    May 28, 2012
    Concho Resources announced the acquisition of additional oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin. The company is focused ...
  37. Debt Complicates The Ultra Petroleum Waiting Game

    May 24, 2012
    Ultra Petroleum looks cheap on long-range models and will again be a go-to name when natural gas prices recover, but the ...
  38. Murphy Oil Loves The Eagle Ford Shale

    May 15, 2012
    Murphy Oil has planned an extensive development program to make the best of what is now being considered one of the best ...
  39. The Haynesville Shale Still Lives

    May 15, 2012
    The Haynesville Shale, which produces dry natural gas, is still seeing a trickle of development from the exploration and ...
  40. BP In The Gulf Of Mexico

    May 9, 2012
    With many BP wells still being operated, and more additions planned, BP is showing no signs of slowing down after the 201 ...
  41. Baker Hughes - Q1 2012 Review

    April 30, 2012
    Baker Hughes reported lower pretax margins in the company's North American operations, as the company was hurt by an industry ...
  42. Ensco Loves The Deepwater

    April 17, 2012
    Ensco plans to continue the company's strategy of upgrading its offshore rig fleet through new builds.
  43. Crosstex Energy Plans For Growth

    April 11, 2012
    Crosstex Energy plans to spend $300 million in 2012 on a number of projects designed to take advantage of the domestic drilling ...
  44. GeoResources A More Obscure Play On Well-Known Formations

    April 10, 2012
    GeoResources has the liquidity to develop high-potential oil-rich assets, and production growth potential for GeoResources ...
  45. Regency Energy Partners Growth Plans

    April 10, 2012
    Regency Energy Partners has budgeted hundreds of millions in capital for various growth projects in 2012. The company is ...
  46. Anadarko Petroleum - Gulf Of Mexico 2012 Prospects

    March 27, 2012
    Anadarko Petroleum has a full set of exploration prospects in the Gulf of Mexico for 2012.
  47. Anadarko Petroleum And Mozambique

    March 23, 2012
    Anadarko Petroleum has reported success in offshore Mozambique, and plans to continue to invest in this prolific area.
  48. East Africa Yields Its Riches

    March 21, 2012
    Oil and gas operators are flocking to offshore East Africa as they look for new areas to explore.
  49. Good Time To Invest In U.S. Oil?

    March 20, 2012
    The National Petroleum Council's most recent study concludes that the United States has a huge amount of oil and natural ...
  50. Anadarko Petroleum - A Closer Look At The Onshore United States

    March 20, 2012
    Anadarko Petroleum is planning to invest billions in 2012 to develop various onshore unconventional plays in the United States. ...
  51. Exxon Mobil - North American Portfolio Review

    March 14, 2012
    Exxon Mobil plans to spend approximately $37 billion per year from 2012 to 2016, for a total five-year spending program of ...
  52. SM Energy Targets The Eagle Ford Shale In 2012

    February 29, 2012
    SM Energy is in the midst of reorienting its production and reserve base to crude oil and liquids.
  53. Do High Gas Prices Really Benefit Oil Stocks?

    February 22, 2012
    There are some unsuspecting consequences to high oil prices.
  54. Natural Gas Write Offs

    February 9, 2012
    The drop in natural gas prices is forcing many exploration and production companies to write down the value of these properties. ...
  55. Chesapeake Energy Sends Market Signal

    January 25, 2012
    Chesapeake Energy is once again cutting dry gas drilling to help balance supply and demand and also cut back on unprofitable ...
  56. Energy Sector - Some Surprises In 2012

    December 29, 2011
    The energy sector usually has some surprises for investors and 2012 should be no different. Here are four possible events ...
  57. Small-Cap Niobrara Players To Watch In 2012

    December 29, 2011
    The exploration and production industry is increasing development of the Niobrara formation. We review five small-cap players ...
  58. Plains Exploration And Production Company Sets Up For Growth

    November 28, 2011
    Plains Exploration and Production Company plans to rapidly grow production and reserves over the next five years.
  59. Noble Energy Loves The Niobrara

    November 22, 2011
    Noble Energy is planning to spend $8 billion through 2016 to develop the Denver Julesburg Basin.
  60. EnCana Likes Long Term Natural Gas Fundamentals

    November 15, 2011
    EnCana believes that natural gas still has a positive long-term future despite the current low price.
  61. NuStar Energy Invests In Storage Business

    September 29, 2011
    NuStar Energy is investing heavily to expand various storage projects as it seeks to generate growth off the increase in ...
  62. Is There A Flood Of Oil On The Way?

    September 20, 2011
    The National Petroleum Council's most recent study concludes that the United States has a huge amount of oil and natural ...
  63. Investing In Africa's Oil Bonanza

    July 29, 2011
    Africa is quickly moving to become the next oil and gas superstar nation.
  64. Say Hello To C&J Energy Services

    July 21, 2011
    C&J Energy Services is the newest public oil service company for investors to consider.
  65. Conoco Phillips To Split Up

    July 18, 2011
    Conoco Phillips is following the industry trend to become smaller. Can its stand-alone plan find success?
  66. Transocean's Lull Creates Buying Opportunity

    May 9, 2011
    Transocean isn't doing well now, which probably means it's time to consider buying this oil and gas stock.
  67. Whiting Petroleum: Right Place, Right Time, Right Type

    April 29, 2011
    Whiting's shortfall this quarter is a buying opportunity for aggressive investors.
  68. Natural Gas Forecast

    February 3, 2011
    Long-term energy outlooks which suggest a fundamental energy shift to natural gas.
  69. EOG Resources Continues The Oil Quest

    November 5, 2010
    EOG Resources continued its quest to move away from natural gas during the third quarter of 2010, as the company spent capital ...
  70. National Fuel Gas Moves On The Marcellus

    September 27, 2010
    National Fuel Gas is planning a major ramp in development in the Marcellus Shale in 2011. This may raise the company's profile ...
  71. The Avalon Shale Moves Forward

    August 24, 2010
    The Avalon Shale is starting to see a flow of capital as the frenzy for oil and liquids continues.
  72. Enhanced Oil Recovery Projects

    August 20, 2010
    Many exploration and production companies are operating enhanced oil recovery projects in the United States. These projects ...
  73. Algeria Moves To Develop Oil And Gas Reserves

    July 23, 2010
    Algeria is aggressively developing vast reserves of oil and gas as it seeks to offset the decline of its existing base.
  74. Concho Dives Deeper Into Permian

    July 22, 2010
    Concho Resources made a major purchase of Permian Basin assets, adding to its substantial properties in that area.
  75. Will The EPA Crack Down On "Fracking"?

    July 12, 2010
    The Gulf oil spill has pushed pollution concerns to the forefront, and helped to put shale gas exploration back on the EPA's ...
  76. Another Way To Play The Shale Boom

    July 5, 2010
    Investors unsure of which exploration and production company to bet on to take advantage of the shale boom can own the infrastructure ...
  77. BP Share Price A Steal?

    June 15, 2010
    BP's valuation has been unduly punished and represents a very interesting risk/reward tradeoff for brave investors.
  78. Gulf Oil Spill Collateral Damage

    May 21, 2010
    The publicly traded energy companies directly involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are well known, but other non-energy ...
  79. Niobrara Formation Gaining Momentum

    May 18, 2010
    The energy industry is developing the Niobrara Formation, as part of the movement toward developing more oil and liquids ...
  80. The Great Oil Spill Of 2010

    May 4, 2010
    The Great Oil Spill of 2010 is an environmental disaster but also has a financial impact on many publicly traded companies. ...
  81. Niobrara Shale Steps Up

    April 13, 2010
    The Niobrara Shale saw its profile raised after EOG Resources discussed the potential of this oil and natural gas liquids ...
  82. Royal Dutch Shell Moves To Increase Investment In U.S.

    April 8, 2010
    Royal Dutch Shell is exploring and developing onshore and offshore properties in the United States, as it attempts to jump-start ...
  83. Shale Gas Producers Up On Positive Revaluation

    February 19, 2010
    Despite the great North American gas glut, shale gas producers continue to thrive.
  84. Resolute Energy's Resolute Growth Trajectory

    January 25, 2010
    This company's niche in rejuvenating mature oil fields creates sustainability.
  85. Value Investing In The Energy Sector

    January 19, 2010
    Some exploration and production companies are taking advantage of others' misfortune.
  86. Explosive Growth In Eagle Ford Shale

    January 11, 2010
    The Eagle Ford Shale will continue to attract capital from the exploration and production industry in 2010.
  87. Marathon Oil Outlines Its Upstream Strategy

    November 27, 2009
    Marathon Oil is moving slowly on its diversified set of properties.
  88. BP Ramps Up Oil Production

    November 25, 2009
    BP has made a major push into the Gulf of Mexico, which will help keep it as the largest producer in the area.
  89. Top 5 Natural Gas Producers

    October 16, 2009
    Natural gas is the cleanest of the fossil fuels. Exploration and development of it has led to huge production gains.
  90. Obama Tax Policy May Increase Dependence On Imported Oil

    September 11, 2009
    Some recent proposals to eliminate tax credits that benefit the oil and gas industry may reduce domestic production and increase ...
  91. The Pinedale Anticline Still As Good As Any Shale Around

    August 10, 2009
    The Pinedale Anticline in Wyoming is not a shale play, but is as prolific and can hold its own against any otehr basin out ...
  92. Stocks Providing Value And Growth

    August 3, 2009
    Value and growth are usually considered opposites in the investing world. Well, here's some stocks that may boast both.
  93. Shale Plays Gone Wild: The Eagle Ford Shale

    April 20, 2009
    The Eagle Ford Shale is not as famous as other shale plays in Texas, but a few recent wells show that the area has promise. ...
  94. Willbros A Profitable Pipeline Play

    February 12, 2009
    Willbros Group will benefit from strong growth trends in the development of unconventional resources and the replacement ...
  95. Ceiling Falls On Exploration And Production Sector

    January 20, 2009
    Exploration and production companies' use of esoteric accounting charges caused a sharp decline in commodity prices.
  96. 5 Stocks Ready To Drop

    September 17, 2008
    Learn if the bearish crossovers that have been triggered on the Aroon indicator will send these stocks lower.
  97. 5 Buyback Barons For September 4

    September 4, 2008
    A share repurchase is a great sign that a stock is undervalued. We examine five potential bargains with the focus on handbag-maker ...
  98. Upstream Oil: Gauging The Risk (OXY, EOG, APC)

    June 6, 2007
    Finding and extracting oil is an uncertain business, here's a look at three companies thriving under the pressure.
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