HES : Analysis & Opinions

  1. GDP Report Fits Positive Stock Market, Q2 Earnings - Ahead of ...

    July 30, 2014
    This morning's strong GDP report provides further confirmation of the bounce-back in the economy and serves as a favorable ...
  2. On GDP, ADP and S&P - Ahead of Wall Street

    April 30, 2014
    The shockingly weak GDP report threatens to steal the glow from the ADP jobs report and a super-busy docket of Q1 earnings. ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Apache, Making Big Moves ...

    December 6, 2012
    The Nasdaq has climbed 0.7%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow is up 0.3% on a good day for the market so far. ...
  6. Eni S.p.A and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 6, 2012
    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq is up 0.7%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.3%; and the Dow is trading ...
  7. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp and Other Big Movers In Oil and ...

    December 4, 2012
    The Nasdaq is down 0.5%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3% and the Dow has been relatively flat so far today. While the ...
  8. ONEOK Backs Off The Bakken

    November 30, 2012
    Oneok Partners cancels a pipeline that was supposed to ease the crude bottleneck in the Bakken.
  9. 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 ...
  10. Petrobras Starts Up More Production At Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico ...

    September 24, 2012
    Petrobras has initiated production from the Chinook oil and gas field in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico. This field and another ...
  11. Kurdistan Oil And Gas Gains Momentum

    June 28, 2012
    The Kurdistan region of Iraq has seen an increase in oil and gas exploration as the industry looks to find sources of future ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. Equatorial Guinea Oil And Gas Review

    June 13, 2012
    Equatorial Guinea is seeing increased exploration and development from the oil and gas industry and will have higher production ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. A Sizable Miss Probably Won't Keep Tiffany Down For Long

    May 29, 2012
    Tiffany posted a sizable miss and more bad news could be on the way. While the company does produce a good return on invested ...
  16. The Bakken Giveth And Taketh Away

    May 11, 2012
    The Bakken is arguably the best onshore crude oil play in the U.S., but it doesn't always translate into an investor making ...
  17. Denbury Resources Turns Leftovers Into Haute Cuisine

    April 5, 2012
    Denbury's growing oil production is worth a closer look.
  18. Apache Corp. - A Look At Egypt

    March 30, 2012
    Apache Corp. has been active in Egypt for nearly two decades, expending a considerable amount of capital here. This investment ...
  19. Swift Energy - Eagle Ford Shale Review

    March 30, 2012
    Swift Energy is spending the majority of the company's 2012 capital budget on the Eagle Ford Shale as management seeks to ...
  20. Chevron Starts Tengiz Expansion

    March 7, 2012
    Chevron has started up the initial stage of an expansion at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan.
  21. Unconventional Oil And Gas ETF Debuts

    February 17, 2012
    The Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF offers unique oil and natural gas plays for investors.
  22. 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 ...
  23. Will The Last Pure Natural Gas Company Please Turn Out The Lights?

    January 18, 2012
    The exploration and production industry is continuing to shift away from dry gas development in 2012.
  24. 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.
  25. WPX Energy - Bakken Shale Review

    January 11, 2012
    WPX Energy plans to use its newly independent status in 2012 to increase development of properties prospective for the Bakken ...
  26. Small Cap Bakken Players To Watch In 2012

    December 30, 2011
    Investors should look at small capitalization players in the Bakken as an alternative to the major operators.
  27. Industry At A Glance - Large Oil And Gas Producers

    August 30, 2011
    Major oil and gas companies offer an attractive mix of capital gains and income.
  28. Investing In Africa's Oil Bonanza

    July 29, 2011
    Africa is quickly moving to become the next oil and gas superstar nation.
  29. ConocoPhillips Is A Strong Buy

    July 28, 2011
    This oil giant has been experiencing strong top and bottom line growth over the last three years, yet remains undervalued. ...
  30. 3 Energy Patch Bargains

    July 7, 2011
    Crude may be lower, and the price at the pump easier on the wallet, but that doesn't mean there aren't some good bargains ...
  31. Canadian Natural Resources: International Properties

    June 20, 2011
    Canadian Natural Resources plans to explore and develop oil and gas assets in the North Sea, West Africa and South Africa ...
  32. Railroads Gear Up To Serve The Bakken

    June 17, 2011
    Oil and gas companies are not the only businesses that are seeing growth from the development of the Bakken formation.
  33. Denbury Resources: A Leader In Tertiary Oil Recovery

    June 2, 2011
    Denbury Resources still is a major player in the U.S., despite the company's shift into other onshore oil and gas plays. ...
  34. Coach Still Flying First Class

    May 2, 2011
    Coach continues to do what it always does - deliver at a high level.
  35. U.S. Energy Companies In Libya

    February 23, 2011
    Find out how Libya's recent descent into civil disorder may impact U.S. companies with operations there.
  36. How Much Oil Is In The Bakken?

    January 25, 2011
    The oil potential of the Bakken and other formations in the Williston Basin are a source of controversy and the Bakken's ...
  37. Integrated Model Falling Short

    January 18, 2011
    Some energy companies are rejecting the integrated business model, and seeking greater focus and shareholder value.
  38. Brigham Exploration 2010 Recap

    January 4, 2011
    Brigham Exploration Company continued to milk its properties in the Williston Basin in 2010, will do the same in 2011.
  39. Oil And Gas Plays You've Never Heard Of

    December 22, 2010
    The exploration and production industry is active in so many oil and gas plays that some are unknown to investors.
  40. Williston Basin's Pipeline Construction

    December 8, 2010
    The development of the Bakken is moving so quickly that billions must be spent to build pipelines to move the oil to market. ...
  41. Cabot Oil And Gas Third-Quarter Review

    October 28, 2010
    Cabot Oil And Gas reported strong growth in the third quarter, and successfully advanced its development program in some ...
  42. The Importance Of All-Cap Diversification

    May 12, 2010
    The volatility in May highlights some of the advantages of an all-cap portfolio.
  43. Hess Corporation Continues Expansion

    January 28, 2010
    Hess Corporation has a diversified portfolio of upstream assets, and is expanding into unconventional onshore plays in North ...
  44. Exploration and Development Spending A Mixed Bag In 2010

    January 21, 2010
    A look at the 2010 upstream spending plans of major integrated oil companies show a mixed picture on spending relative to ...
  45. Emerging Carbon Capture Plays

    November 12, 2009
    These companies all got into carbon capture for financial reasons, and it's paying off.
  46. 4 Stocks For The Long Haul

    August 12, 2009
    This is my second installment in my study of buy and hold investing.
  47. 5 Solid BRIC Stocks

    July 17, 2009
    BRIC markets are predicted to outperform of the rest of 2009. Here's some solid names that are likely to lead the rally. ...
  48. New Fund Combines Hard Assets and Social Responsibility

    June 29, 2009
    A new fund called the SGM Hard Asset Fund invests in stocks with tangible assets while also adhering to socially responsible ...
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