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  1. Stocks Market News for July 3, 2013 - Market News

    July 3, 2013
    Encouraging factory orders and impressive car sales growth pushed benchmarks higher initially on Tuesday
  2. 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 ...
  3. Stock Market News for February 15, 2013 - Market News

    February 15, 2013
    Benchmarks finished mixed following weak international economic numbers which eclipsed encouraging reports of major acquisitions ...
  4. Williams Teams Up With Marubeni - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) has agreed to sell stakes in its first oil and gas platform project in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) ...
  5. BP Gets Oil from Revamped Valhall - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    Oil major BP Plc (BP) has finally commenced oil production from its new facilities at the Valhall field in the southern part ...
  6. Stock Market News for January 21, 2013 - Market News

    January 21, 2013
    Heartening results from corporate majors and positive developments in debt-limit negotiations boosted investor confidence ...
  7. Stock Market News for January 17, 2013 - Market News

    January 17, 2013
    Benchmarks ended mixed on Wednesday following World Bank's downgrade of global growth estimates, which was partly overshadowed ...
  8. Cenovus Energy Inc and Other Oil and Gas Operations Stocks Making ...

    December 12, 2012
    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has increased 0.2% and the Dow has climbed 0.2% after the morning's trading. ...
  9. Cenovus Energy Inc and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on ...

    December 12, 2012
    The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is up 0.2% and the Dow has risen 0.2% after the morning's trading. The ...
  10. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Hess, Making Big Moves ...

    December 11, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading up 1.7%, the S&P 500 has moved up 1% and the Dow has increased 0.9% on a good day for the market so ...
  11. 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. The ...
  12. 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 up ...
  13. Anadarko and Other Big Movers In Oil and Gas Operations on November ...

    November 7, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is trading down 2.7%; the S&P 500 has slipped ...
  14. Stock Market News for October 30, 2012 - Market News

    October 30, 2012
    Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms to hit the U.S., forced the Street to shut operations on Monday. While the storm ...
  15. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Anadarko, Making Big ...

    October 23, 2012
    The Nasdaq has declined 0.8%, the S&P 500 has decreased 1.5% and the Dow is down 1.8%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  16. EOG and Other Oil and Gas Operations Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    October 16, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has increased 1.4%; the S&P 500 is trading up 1%; and the Dow is up 0.9%. ...
  17. Energy Stocks, Including EOG, Making Big Moves on October 16, ...

    October 16, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq is up 1.1%; the S&P 500 is up 1%; and the Dow has climbed 1%. The energy ...
  18. BP's Target in Azerbaijan Way Short - Analyst Blog

    October 15, 2012
    The U.K. major BP Plc (BP) seems to have another battle ahead with the development of the oilfield block Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli ...
  19. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Hess, Making Big Moves ...

    October 4, 2012
    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.3%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.6%; and the Dow has risen ...
  20. Stock Market News for September 20, 2012 - Market News

    September 20, 2012
    A strong pair of housing sector reports helped benchmarks end in the green yesterday. Following the robust four-day rally ...
  21. Hess to Offload ACG Stakes - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    Hess Corporation (HES) plans to shed its stake in oil fields in Azerbaijan and an associated pipeline to India's ONGC Videsh ...
  22. CNOOC Limited and Other Big Movers In Oil and Gas Operations ...

    September 4, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 0.8%, the S&P 500 is down 0.6% and the Dow has slipped 0.8%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  23. Stock Market News for August 8, 2012 - Market News

    August 8, 2012
    Hopes that central banks on both sides of the Atlantic would introduce fresh economic measures and strong corporate results ...
  24. Biggest Oil and Gas Operations Sector Movers for July 11, 2012

    July 11, 2012
    The Nasdaq is down 0.5%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has decreased 0.2% after the morning's trading. ...
  25. NiSource-Hilcorp Pact in Utica Shale - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2012
    NiSource Gas Transmission and Storage, a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NI), announced its business wing, Midstream & Minerals ...
  26. European Shale Takes Its Sweet Time

    July 3, 2012
    Many European countries also have abundant deposits of shale gas, but it may be years before any of these resources are produced, ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. 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 ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. Mozambique Strikes Again

    May 23, 2012
    Two major oil and gas companies have reported successful exploration wells in offshore Mozambique, as the area seems even ...
  32. Australia Catches Shale Fever

    May 23, 2012
    A recent report predicts that Australia's unconventional and shale gas resources will nearly double the nation's total natural ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. The Last Days Of Conoco Phillips

    April 30, 2012
    Conoco Phillips reported flattish production in the company's last full quarter as an integrated oil company, as the spinoff ...
  35. The Utica Shale Rush Is On

    April 25, 2012
    The new energy land rush is in full force, this time in the Utica Shale...and there are some smart places to put your money, ...
  36. 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 ...
  37. Chevron Starts Tengiz Expansion

    March 7, 2012
    Chevron has started up the initial stage of an expansion at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan.
  38. 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.
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. Petroleum Development To Focus On Wattenberg Field In 2012

    December 30, 2011
    PDC Energy is betting on the Wattenberg Field in Colorado and plans to put most of its capital here in 2012 with both vertical ...
  43. 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.
  44. Libya Adds Some Good News To Energy Names

    August 23, 2011
    Rebel advances in Libya could pave the way for western energy names to return.
  45. Investing In Africa's Oil Bonanza

    July 29, 2011
    Africa is quickly moving to become the next oil and gas superstar nation.
  46. 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.
  47. Say Hello To Kosmos Energy

    July 20, 2011
    Kosmos Energy recently went public and is involved with higher risk exploration in onshore and offshore Africa.
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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 ...
  54. Other Shale Plays To Watch In 2011

    January 19, 2011
    The exploration and production industry is focused on the Bakken and Eagle Ford Shale plays, but these other ones should ...
  55. Will 2011 Be The Year That Deepwater Gulf Drilling Restarts?

    January 7, 2011
    Recently clarified regulations on the Government approval process for deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico may lead to ...
  56. International Shale Plays

    December 29, 2010
    The oil and gas industry is in the initial stages of exploring various international oil and gas shales, and hopes to use ...
  57. 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.
  58. Continental Resources And The Bakken

    October 28, 2010
    Continental Resources is attempting to grow total company production by 30% in 2011.
  59. Energy Sector: Annus Horribilis

    September 9, 2010
    The energy sector received some bad publicity during 2010, for some major and minor accidents. The cost of these accidents ...
  60. Continental Resources' Rapid Progress

    August 25, 2010
    Continental Resources entered the Bakken oil play early and is ahead of many of its peers in developing this acreage.
  61. European Unconventional Oil And Gas

    August 12, 2010
    Europe has significant undeveloped unconventional oil and gas resources - and many companies have noticed.
  62. The Importance Of All-Cap Diversification

    May 12, 2010
    The volatility in May highlights some of the advantages of an all-cap portfolio.
  63. Value In Refining Stocks

    April 5, 2010
    The refining stocks have been hit hard by the recession, but a pick-up in demand for gasoline could be the fuel to kickstart ...
  64. Gulf Of Mexico Lease Sale

    March 24, 2010
    The recent results of the Gulf of Mexico lease sale indicate industry interest in this prospective exploration area.
  65. Institutional Interest Surging In These Stocks

    February 3, 2010
    These examples prove that institutional buying can do wonders for a stock's price.
  66. 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 ...
  67. Cabot Plans Big Year In Marcellus Shale

    January 13, 2010
    Cabot Oil and Gas is plannig a large development program in the Marcellus Shale in 2010.
  68. U.S. Oil Production Increases - A Blip Or A New Trend?

    November 23, 2009
    U.S. oil production has reached a four year high. Is this just a blip? Or the start of a new trend?
  69. 4 Stocks For The Long Haul

    August 12, 2009
    This is my second installment in my study of buy and hold investing.
  70. 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.
  71. 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 ...
  72. Annual Energy Outlook

    May 1, 2009
    Government projections on supply, demand and prices can help investors look for investable themes.
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