CVX : Analysis & Opinions

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  1. Do Interest Rate Changes Affect Dividend Payers?

    July 21, 2015
    Interest rate changes have an effect on prices of dividend-rich stocks in interest rate sensitive sectors like utilities, ...
  2. No Joke: Cheniere Energy Is a LNG Powerhouse

    June 18, 2015
    A couple of years ago, Cheniere Energy's proposal to export liquefied natural gas from the United States seemed almost like ...
  3. 3 Experts Weigh In On Oil Inventories

    June 3, 2015
    The U.S. Energy Information Administration released its weekly Petroleum Status Report Wednesday morning. The institute ...
  4. Should Investors Get Into Oil Now?

    May 19, 2015
    Oil has enjoyed a steady climb after a violent plunge. Where is it going next, and how can investors profit?
  5. 7 Bankrupt Companies That Came Back

    May 11, 2015
    Bankruptcy is often the end of a company – until it isn't.
  6. The Long Game: Oil In 2020

    May 11, 2015
    In January, oil bottomed out at less than half its price in June. What caused the plunge, and how should long-term investors ...
  7. Top Oil Stocks that Pay Regular Dividends

    April 21, 2015
    Eyeing oil stocks that pay regular dividends? Consider these refinery plays.
  8. Post-Election Opportunities For Nigerian Oil

    April 6, 2015
    Nigeria has an historic opportunity to reform and improve its oil industry now that elections are over.
  9. Take Advantage of Cheap Oil, Invest in these ETFs

    March 25, 2015
    With crude oil prices at record lows, investors should consider oil ETFs over oil company stocks as ETFs more closely mirror ...
  10. Are These the 10 Best Oil Stocks of 2015?

    February 23, 2015
    Instead of trying to pick a bottom in oil, pick a good company. Here are 10 to consider.
  11. The Most Indebted US Oil Companies

    February 23, 2015
    The recent sharp decline in oil prices along with the industry’s high cost of operations have pushed these 10 US oil companies ...
  12. Companies Affected Most by Low Oil Prices

    February 13, 2015
    Low oil prices have affected many companies. Some consumers and producers who rely on oil as a key input benefit, while others ...
  13. Oil Picks For Bulls And Bears

    January 15, 2015
    Everyone thought the biggest economic news of 2014 was going to fall somewhere between the end of quantitative easing, some ...
  14. The World's Top 10 Oil Companies

    January 7, 2015
    Looking to invest in the oil industry? Here is a list of world's top ten companies in that sector.
  15. Mexicans Unsure about Mexican Reforms

    December 12, 2014
    Two years into his first term, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is following through on radical campaign promises he ...
  16. Oil, Oil Stocks: What The Charts Are Saying

    October 16, 2014
    Oil prices have been under pressure over the past several weeks triggered by a move below key long-term levels of support.
  17. Fracking Companies: Practices, Profit Opportunities & Outlook

    September 18, 2014
    Learn about the business opportunities available to companies in the fracking, how they operate and new innovations going ...
  18. Countries With The Highest Fracking Potential

    September 16, 2014
    Is fracking a "necessary evil," as some believe? Here are some countries with huge fracking potential--and what they stand ...
  19. 5 Oil Stocks To Watch Before Labor Day Weekend

    August 27, 2014
    Judging by the consensus price targets, or where analysts expect share prices to go, U.S. oil companies in various categories ...
  20. How Fracking Affects Natural Gas Prices

    August 8, 2014
    Whatever you think of fracking, it has done one thing: kept the price of natural gas from increasing any more than it has.
  21. Signal Says This Well-Known Oil Stock Could See A Double-Digit ...

    July 18, 2014
    With crude oil plummeting $7 since June and trading under $100 a barrel this week, it seems to be a bad time to look at energy ...
  22. Falling Crude Prices Are No Problem For This 3.3% Yielder

    July 18, 2014
    With crude oil plummeting $7 since June and trading under $100 a barrel this week, it seems to be a bad time to look at energy ...
  23. 15 Companies That Are Killing It With Equal Rights

    July 2, 2014
    The Supreme Court's decision on Monday, in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, exempted some companies from offering contraceptive ...
  24. How Chevron Found Itself Spanning The Globe

    April 23, 2014
    To most consumers, San Ramon, Calif.-based Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) is little more than a gasoline retailer – a place to ...
  25. ExxonMobil's Massive And Reliable Money Machine

    April 14, 2014
    Year after year ExxonMobil has shown itself a reliable generator of extraordinary profits, making it the most solid of the ...
  26. The Next Hottest Shale Play Is Down Under

    January 21, 2014
    The future of shale gas could be located in the “land down under.” Featuring vast unconventional reserves, a stable government ...
  27. Why 2014 Could Be Tough For Commodity Investors

    December 23, 2013
    Following the basic rules of supply and demand can yield winning investment strategies -- regardless of the industry.​Of ...
  28. For The Struggling Commodities Sector, 2014 Promises More Hardship

    December 23, 2013
    Following the basic rules of supply and demand can yield winning investment strategies -- regardless of the industry.​Of ...
  29. When Is Risk Your Ally In Income Trades?

    November 29, 2013
    Selling puts in your investment account can be a tremendous strategy for generating reliable income while taking on less ...
  30. Follow Up Buffett's Bet On Big Oil With This Pairs Trade

    November 21, 2013
    Pairs trading, once mainly a strategy for institutions, became possible for individuals with the advent of the Internet, ...
  31. Energy Equity ETFs: 4 Things To Consider

    October 31, 2013
    Exchange-traded funds enable investors to reach into nearly every corner of the market with a single convenient and diversified ...
  32. How To Build The Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    August 21, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world in 2012, along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  33. Chevron Disappoints, But Offers A Little Value

    August 6, 2013
    Chevron's refining performance was poor, but the company's overall relative performance is quite a bit better.
  34. Wall Street Largely Shrugs Off Weak Refining At Exxon Mobil

    August 1, 2013
    Exxon misses big on refining, but the market isn't likely to care very much about that.
  35. CalPERS Desperately Needs to Embrace ETFs

    July 17, 2013
    The investment community seems to be aflutter over the fact that the California Public Employees' Retirement System ...
  36. Petrobras Will Grow, But Will It Be Profitable Growth?

    July 2, 2013
    Petrobras is looking at tremendous production growth, but also huge capital outlays.
  37. Look Towards Small-Caps For Big Dividends

    May 22, 2013
    Small-caps can be a fruitful place to gain high yields.
  38. BP Looks Cheap, But A Lot Of Improvements Have To Come Through

    May 15, 2013
    Even with its problems and challenges, BP seems too cheap today
  39. Good Profitability And Relative Valuation Make Chevron Interesting

    April 26, 2013
    Chevron seems underrated and undervalued relative to the likes of Exxon.
  40. Exxon Mobil Profits And Growth Fail To Impress

    April 25, 2013
    Exxon's profitability underwhelmed, but the overall picture hasn't changed much.
  41. Stick With “Bond-Like Stocks”

    April 19, 2013
    By betting on large-cap stocks that pay healthy growing dividends, portfolios should be able to navigate whatever the market ...
  42. Higher Petrobras CAPEX Spending Is Great News For FMC Technologies

    March 25, 2013
    At current prices, oil service stock FMC Technologies isn’t necessarily cheap. But as the number one supplier for the energy ...
  43. The Best Way To Invest In Energy Right Now

    February 7, 2013
    The world was shocked when the Brazilian energy corporation Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) announced in 2007 the discovery of a massive ...
  44. Exxon Mobil Looking Steady, But Not Spectacular

    February 6, 2013
    Exxon is doing OK, but is OK good enough?
  45. Chevron Deserves A Better Valuation

    February 6, 2013
    Chevron's growth and asset quality seem underappreciated by the Street.
  46. How to Build the Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    January 24, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  47. Forget Mutual Funds -- Try This Simple, Low-Cost Alternative ...

    January 17, 2013
    As the stock market surged ever higher in the 1990s, many investors were content to let mutual fund managers find the right ...
  48. Exxon Mobil Heads Offshore

    January 8, 2013
    Exxon Mobil announced Jan. 4 that it was proceeding with its Hebron Oil project off the coast of Newfoundland. Here's what ...
  49. The 10 Biggest Cash Generators on the S&P 500

    December 20, 2012
    It takes a buck to make a buck. That's true for individual investors and the corporate giants in the S&P 500 alike. Through ...
  50. Ghawar And The Bakken

    November 19, 2012
    The Bakken Petroleum System has been compared to the Ghawar field in Saudi Arabia. This may be just wishful thinking at this ...
  51. Liquefied Natural Gas Costs Set To Rise

    November 19, 2012
    Here is a review of events impacting investors and stocks that occured in the energy sector in the week ending Nov. 16, 2 ...
  52. The Double-Digit Dividend Increases And Decreases Of The Past ...

    October 18, 2012
    Dividend growth can be one of the best ways for investors to grow wealth over the long term. However, finding those firms ...
  53. Gorgon LNG Gets Even Bigger

    October 4, 2012
    Chevron Corporation has decided to add additional LNG capacity - four offshore fields - to its Gorgon project in Australia.
  54. Post-Robbery, Repsol Still Has Promise

    October 3, 2012
    Repsol is far from lost without YPF.
  55. 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.
  56. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending September 14, 2012

    September 18, 2012
    The oil and gas industry has resumed most of the Gulf of Mexico production shut-in by Hurricane Isaac and renewed its search ...
  57. Oil And Gas Spending To Exceed $1 Trillion In 2012

    September 7, 2012
    Spending is projected to exceed $1 Trillion in 2012 as the industry scours the globe to find more resources for energy consumers.
  58. QEP Resources Bakken Purchase - A Closer Look

    September 6, 2012
    QEP Resources announced the purchase of additional leasehold prospective for the Bakken play. This increases the company's ...
  59. Petrobras Strikes It Rich

    August 27, 2012
    Petrobras has made additional discoveries of crude oil and natural gas in offshore Brazil, extending and confirming the huge ...
  60. Energy Sector Recap

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

    August 16, 2012
    Statoil is spending money today for a better tomorrow.
  62. Upcoming Week In The Energy Sector

    August 7, 2012
    Here's a look at upcoming events in the Energy Sector for the week starting August 6, 2012, as well as a review of important ...
  63. 4 Dividend ETFs With Higher Yields Than LQD

    July 24, 2012
    Once upon a time, the conventional wisdom was that investors should hold stocks as a source of long-term capital appreciation ...
  64. Total Has More To Lose With Falling Oil Prices

    June 29, 2012
    Total's dividend yield is impressive, but the company's vulnerability to sub-$90 oil is worrisome.
  65. Apache Hits It Big In Western Canada

    June 27, 2012
    Apache Corporation has found a large natural gas resource base in Western Canada and plans to develop these resources slowly ...
  66. Apache Moves Forward With LNG

    June 27, 2012
    Apache is involved with several large liquefied natural gas projects, and will rely on these operations as part of its production ...
  67. Brent Surge Leads Oil Higher

    June 26, 2012
    On the back of a sharp increase in Brent futures, oil climbed higher on Tuesday. NYMEX-traded crude for August delivery added ...
  68. Angola LNG Almost Here

    June 21, 2012
    Chevron is about to start up commerical operations at a liquefied natural gas facility in Angola.
  69. Canadian Oil Production To Soar

    June 13, 2012
    Canadian oil production is expected to more than double by 2030. The bulk will come from development of the oil sands in ...
  70. Angola Oil And Gas Review

    June 13, 2012
    Angola is now one of the largest producers of oil and gas in Africa, and will continue to see production grow as new projects ...
  71. Williams Looks To Become Midstream Leader In Northeast

    June 12, 2012
    Williams Partners LP is anticipating higher activity from operators in the Marcellus and Utica Shale.
  72. Get Ready To Play The Growth In LNG

    May 25, 2012
    With natural gas prices continuing to stay low, the answer for many producers is exporting that bounty to emerging Asia.
  73. Murphy Oil's Canadian Assets

    May 17, 2012
    Murphy Oil has an extensive inventory of Canadian oil and gas assets and plans to develop these assets to meet production ...
  74. 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 ...
  75. Another Way To Oil

    May 4, 2012
    Another Way To Oil
  76. Finding Value In The Market

    April 27, 2012
    The overall large-cap value segment has been lagging the overall stock market. That being said, there are still plenty of ...
  77. Are Dow Stocks Better Than S&P Stocks?

    April 26, 2012
    When it comes to the performances of the DJIA and S&P 500, what matters is the valuation of companies, and at the moment, ...
  78. Alaska Still A Player In Oil And Gas

    March 30, 2012
    Alaska is one of the leaders in oil and gas production in the United States, but it has lost the spotlight to the industry's ...
  79. Apache Corp. In Australia

    March 30, 2012
    Apache Corp. has an ongoing investment program in Australia, and has a large inventory of projects in both the exploration ...
  80. 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.
  81. Chevron - The Unconventional Oil And Gas Portfolio

    March 20, 2012
    Chevron will execute a long-term plan to develop its unconventional assets, and is aiming for a 20% overall company production ...
  82. Chevron Sets Up For Growth

    March 15, 2012
    Chevron expects to generate 20% oil and gas production growth by 2017, and is pursuing deepwater, LNG and unconventional ...
  83. Exxon Mobil - 3 Facts That Might Surprise You (XOM, CVX, COP, ...

    March 13, 2012
    Exxon Mobil revealed information about the company’s operations and finances that might surprise investors.
  84. Exxon Mobil To Increase Capital Spending

    March 13, 2012
    Exxon Mobil has set a $185 billion capital budget for the next five years, but its production growth will be minimal.
  85. Chevron Starts Tengiz Expansion

    March 7, 2012
    Chevron has started up the initial stage of an expansion at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan.
  86. Newfield Exploration Company Gets Oily In 2012

    February 24, 2012
    Newfield Exploration plans lower capital spending in 2012 and will focus on oil and wet gas plays in its portfolio.
  87. Exploration And Production Companies Raise Dividends

    February 24, 2012
    Several exploration and production companies have raised dividends for 2012.
  88. Do High Gas Prices Really Benefit Oil Stocks?

    February 22, 2012
    There are some unsuspecting consequences to high oil prices.
  89. Another Option For Income

    February 15, 2012
    With expected volatility and continued low interest rates, a covered call strategy could add more income for investors.
  90. Three Reasons To Own Eni

    February 15, 2012
    The Italian oil company is relatively unknown, making it an interesting alternative to the Exxon Mobil's of the world.
  91. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  92. Statoil Sets 2012 Capital Plan

    February 13, 2012
    Statoil plans to spend $17 billion in capital in 2012, with funds targeted across the company's portfolio.
  93. Exxon Mobil - Q4 2011 Earnings

    February 3, 2012
    Exxon Mobil reported $9.4 billion in net income in the fourth quarter of 2011, and also continued to return capital to shareholders ...
  94. Chevron Reports Record Earnings In 2011

    January 31, 2012
    Chevron Corporation reported record profits in 2011, with higher realized oil and natural gas prices offsetting lower production ...
  95. Hess Corporation To Focus On Execution In 2012

    January 16, 2012
    Hess Corporation plans to spend $2.5 billion in 2012 on the company's portfolio of unconventional assets.
  96. A Focus On Dividend Growth

    January 16, 2012
    With interest rates continuing to hold at super-low levels, now could be great time to institute a dividend growth strategy.
  97. A Better ETF for Metals Investors

    January 11, 2012
    The most common silver and gold ETFs may present risks unknown to most investors, says asset manager and analyst Mo Dawoud. ...
  98. The Future Of Natural Gas

    January 5, 2012
    Demand for natural gas is expected to increase over the next 20 years. For investors, this represents an interesting value ...
  99. Energy Sector - 2011 In Review

    December 30, 2011
    The energy sector was full of deals and reorganizations in 2011, but that did not translate into great investment returns ...
  100. 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 ...
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