SDLP : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Will Chevron (CVX) Q4 Earnings Slip on Oil Price Plunge? - Analyst ...

    January 28, 2015
    Chevron Corp. (CVX) is expected to report fourth-quarter 2014 results on Jan 30, 2015.
  2. EOG's Presence in Oil Rich Plays to Fuel Future Growth - Analyst ...

    January 26, 2015
    EOG Resources Inc. (EOG) is one of the best independents in the E&P sector.
  3. Antero Resources Presents 2015 Capital Budget & Guidance - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) has released its capital budget and guidance for 2015.
  4. Kinder Morgan Q4 Earnings & Revenues Miss, Dividend Up - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) reported fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of 27 cents a share from continuing operations, failing to ...
  5. Eni's Exploration Period in Block 15/06 Extended by 3 Years - ...

    January 21, 2015
    EniSpA (E) announced that it has received a three-year extension to the exploration period from the Angolan authorities for ...
  6. Stone Energy (SGY) Presents Operational Update for 2014 - Analyst ...

    January 21, 2015
    Stone Energy Corporation (SGY) has released its operational and capital spending update.
  7. Hess' Growth Prospects Shadowed by Industry Challenges - Analyst ...

    January 21, 2015
    On Jan 14, 2015, we issued an updated research report on Hess Corporation (HES).
  8. Halliburton Defies Oil Price Free Fall to Beat Q4 Earnings - ...

    January 20, 2015
    Halliburton Company (HAL) reported strong fourth-quarter 2014 results although oil price plummeted throughout the quarter.
  9. ExxonMobil Progresses with P'nyang LNG Field Development - Analyst ...

    January 19, 2015
    ExxonMobil Corporation's (XOM) affiliate ExxonMobil PNG Limited has inked an agreement with the government of Papua New Guinea ...
  10. Encana Closes Natural Gas Focused Clearwater Assets' Sale - Analyst ...

    January 19, 2015
    On Jan 15, Canadian energy explorer Encana Corporation (ECA) announced that it has concluded the sale of its previously announced ...
  11. Western Refining (WNR) Includes 31 Units to its Retail Chain ...

    January 19, 2015
    On Jan 15, 2015, oil refiner and marketer Western Refining Inc. (WNR) declared that it has added 31 retail stores in southern ...
  12. Enterprise's Seaway Twin Pipeline Running at Low Capacity - Analyst ...

    January 19, 2015
    Enterprise Products Partners L.P.'s (EPD) Seaway Twin pipeline will presently run at a lower capacity due to the low oil ...
  13. Williams Companies' Record Natural Gas Supply by Transco - Analyst ...

    January 16, 2015
    Williams Companies Inc. (WMB) declared that it has distributed record volumes of natural gas through Transco interstate gas ...
  14. Range Resources Cuts 2015 Budget & Production Guidance - Analyst ...

    January 16, 2015
    Range Resources Corporation (RRC) revised its capital budget and production growth outlook for 2015.
  15. Transocean Fleet Status: Out-of-Service Time Decreases - Analyst ...

    January 16, 2015
    Transocean Ltd. (RIG) has provided its fleet status report for the period commencing Dec 18, 2014 to date. The value of all ...
  16. Schlumberger Beats Q4 & Full-Year Earnings, Revenues Miss - Analyst ...

    January 16, 2015
    Schlumberger Ltd. (SLB) reported adjusted fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of $1.50 per share (excluding special items), beating ...
  17. Apache Cutting 5% Global Workforce to Weather Low Oil Price ...

    January 15, 2015
    Apache Corporation (APA) will lay off nearly 5% of its global workforce this week, as per a company spokesperson.
  18. Williams Companies' Midstream Assets Bode Well; Debt High - ...

    January 15, 2015
    On Jan 14, 2015, we issued an updated research report on North American energy firm, Williams Companies Inc. (WMB).
  19. Statoil (STO) Returns 3 Exploration Licenses in Greenland - Analyst ...

    January 15, 2015
    Statoil ASA (STO) has returned three out of its four Greenland offshore oil and gas exploration licenses due the relentless ...
  20. Shell Shuts Al Karaana Project due to High Capital Costs - Analyst ...

    January 15, 2015
    Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) announced that it will not move ahead with the Al Karaana petrochemicals project and will suspend ...
  21. Shell Gets U.S Government Permission to Export Light Crude ...

    January 14, 2015
    The U.S. government has given approval to integrated energy major Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) to export light crude oil. ...
  22. National Oilwell Slips to 52-Week Low as Crude Falls Again - ...

    January 13, 2015
    Shares of large-cap energy equipment maker National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NOV) fell almost 6% on the NYSE to touch a 52-week ...
  23. Canadian Natural Lowers 2015 Capex on Oil Price Weakness - ...

    January 13, 2015
    Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNQ) lowers 2015 capital expenditure guidance.
  24. Southwestern Energy Announces Public Offering to Cut Debt - Analyst ...

    January 13, 2015
    Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) announced that it is commencing registered underwritten public offerings of 20.26 million ...
  25. ExxonMobil Progresses with Appraisal of $21B LNG Project - Analyst ...

    January 13, 2015
    ExxonMobil Corporation (XOM) is progressing with its plan to spend about C$25 billion ($21 billion) on a project relating ...
  26. EQT's Presence in the Marcellus Shale to Fuel Future Growth - ...

    January 13, 2015
    On Jan 9, 2015, we issued an updated research report on the integrated energy company, EQT Corporation (EQT).
  27. Golar LNG Partners Tumbles as Parent Offers Secondary Unit - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Units of Hamilton, Bermuda-based limited partnership Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) tumbled almost 11% after Golar LNG Ltd. ...
  28. Eni Inks Agreement to Operate in Egypt's Western Desert - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    EniSpA (E) has signed a new Concession Agreement to operate in a license area in Egypt's Western Desert.
  29. Is it Time to Get Rid of the Canadian Natural (CNQ) Stock? ...

    January 9, 2015
    On Jan 8, Zacks Investment Research downgraded independent exploration and production (E&P) company, Canadian Natural ...
  30. Sanchez Energy Cuts 2015 Capex by 60% on Pricing Woes - Analyst ...

    January 9, 2015
    Sanchez Energy (SN) provided an update on its 2015 capital spending and guidance.
  31. Pioneer's 1Q15 Output & Costs Affected by Severe Winters - Analyst ...

    January 9, 2015
    Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) announced that severe winter weather in West Texas has considerably affected production ...
  32. Matador Resources to Focus Only on Permian Basin in 2015 - ...

    January 8, 2015
    In its current operational update, upstream energy firm Matador Resources Company (MTDR) declared that it is planning to ...
  33. Is it Time to Get Rid of the Core Laboratories (CLB) Stock? ...

    January 8, 2015
    On Jan 7, Zacks Investment Research downgraded oilfield services company, Core Laboratories NV (CLB) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong ...
  34. Energen's Permian Basin Operations Hurt by Winter Storm - Analyst ...

    January 8, 2015
    Energen Corporation (EGN) announced that its Permian Basin operations were greatly hampered by the impact of a severe winter ...
  35. Statoil Awards Seven Service Contracts for $640.38 Million - ...

    January 8, 2015
    Statoil ASA (STO) has awarded the service contracts valued at about NOK 5 billion ($640.38 million) for seven bases in Norway ...
  36. Helmerich & Payne Shares Fall on Weak Drilling Outlook - Analyst ...

    January 8, 2015
    Shares of contract drilling services provider Helmerich & Payne Inc. (HP) fell 6.6% on the NYSE following a bearish rig ...
  37. Shell Agrees to Pay $83M for Nigerian Oil Spill Settlement - ...

    January 7, 2015
    Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) has agreed to pay compensation to Nigeria's Bodo community for damages from two oil spill incidents. ...
  38. Petrobras (PBR) Locates Oil of Good Quality at Pudim Well - ...

    January 7, 2015
    Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras (PBR) declared the findings of good quality oil at Pudim well, located in Espirito ...
  39. CNOOC Makes Second Gas Discovery in Qiongdongnan Basin - Analyst ...

    January 7, 2015
    China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CEO), also known as CNOOC, reported a natural gas discovery with its Lingshui 25-1-1 exploration ...
  40. Chevron Makes Another Oil Discovery in the Gulf of Mexico - Analyst ...

    January 7, 2015
    Chevron Corporation (CVX) has made another important oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM).
  41. SM Energy to Sell Mid-Continent Assets & Oklahoma Office - Analyst ...

    January 7, 2015
    SM Energy Company (SM) announced that it is initiating a process to sell its gas-producing assets in the Mid-Continent regions ...
  42. Eni Initiates Production at Nene Marine Field Near Congo - Analyst ...

    January 6, 2015
    Eni SpA (E) has begun production from Nene Marine field, offshore Congo, within eight months of obtaining the production ...
  43. McDermott (MDR) to Work for Ayatsil-A Drilling Platform - ...

    January 6, 2015
    McDermott International (MDR) declared that it has entered into a deal with Mexico's state-controlled oil giant Petroleos ...
  44. Concho Resources Reduces 2015 CapEx, Production Outlook - Analyst ...

    January 6, 2015
    Concho Resources Inc. (CXO) cut its 2015 capital expenditure outlook to $2.0 billion from its prior outlook of $3.0 billion. ...
  45. Pacific Drilling Slips to 52-Week Low as Crude Falls Again - ...

    January 6, 2015
    Shares of Pacific Drilling SA (PACD), an offshore drilling contractor, fell more than 10% on the NYSE to touch a 52-week ...
  46. Patterson-UTI (PTEN) December Rig Count Decreases to 216 - Analyst ...

    January 6, 2015
    Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN) declared that its Dec 2014 drill rig count has decreased by three from the previous month ...
  47. Marathon Oil Awarded Licenses to Explore the Adriatic Sea - ...

    January 5, 2015
    As per media releases, the government of Croatia has awarded seven licenses to a consortium of Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) ...
  48. Statoil, Partners Bring Valemon Field in North Sea Online - Analyst ...

    January 5, 2015
    Statoil ASA (STO) along with its partners has brought the Valemon gas and condensate field in the North Sea online.
  49. Southwestern Energy Hits 52-Week Low on Higher '15 Capex - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    Shares of independent natural gas operator Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) fell about 2% on the NYSE to slip to a 52-week ...
  50. Weatherford Closes Deal with Lubrizol, Gets $750 Million - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    Weatherford International Ltd. (WFT) procured an amount of $750 million following the closure of the previously announced ...
  51. Talisman to be Hampered by Weak Natural Gas & Oil Prices - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    On Dec 31, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Talisman Energy (TLM)
  52. Shell is Now a Strong Sell Amid Weak Pricing Environment - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    On Dec 31, Zacks Investment Research downgraded the integrated energy giant, Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) to a Zacks Rank ...
  53. ConocoPhillips' Growth Initiatives to Fuel Future Growth - Analyst ...

    December 31, 2014
    On Dec 30, 2014, we issued an updated research report on ConocoPhillips (COP), a major global exploration and production ...
  54. BP's Kinnoull Field in Central North Sea Starts Production - ...

    December 31, 2014
    BP plc (BP) announced the commencement of oil production from the Kinnoull field in the central North Sea.
  55. Paragon Offshore Repurchases Senior Notes Worth $25M - Analyst ...

    December 31, 2014
    Paragon Offshore plc (PGN) announced that it has repurchased senior unsecured notes worth $25.2 million in December.
  56. Shell JV to Invest $1 Billion for 8 Ethanol Plants in Brazil ...

    December 31, 2014
    As per media releases, Raizen has decided to invest nearly $1 billion for eight ethanol plants over the coming 10 years. ...
  57. SeaDrill (SDRL) Buys 6th Generation Drillship West Polaris - ...

    December 31, 2014
    SeaDrill Limited (SDRL) declared the execution of $456 million worth purchase option for West Polaris.
  58. Is This the Time to Get Rid of AGL Resources (GAS) Stock? - ...

    December 30, 2014
    On Dec 27, Zacks Investment Research downgraded energy services holding company AGL Resources Inc. (GAS), to a Zacks Rank ...
  59. Williams Partners Geismar Plant to Sell Ethylene from January ...

    December 30, 2014
    Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) announced that its expanded Geismar plant will begin ethylene sale in Jan 2015.
  60. Statoil Discovers Small-Scale Oil Well in Oseberg Area - Analyst ...

    December 30, 2014
    Statoil ASA's (STO) share price rose by nearly 1% on the announcement that it has discovered oil at its wildcat well 30/11-1 ...
  61. Southwestern Energy Provides Production Budget for 2015 - Analyst ...

    December 30, 2014
    Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) announced its total capital investment program for 2015 of approximately $2.6 billion, ...
  62. Is This the Right Time to Sell Patterson-UTI (PTEN) Stock? - ...

    December 30, 2014
    On Dec 27, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) to a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).
  63. Is This the Time to Get Rid of Nabors (NBR) Stock? - Analyst ...

    December 29, 2014
    On Dec 27, Zacks Investment Research downgraded onshore contract driller Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR), to a Zacks Rank #4 ...
  64. Sinopec Starts Sourcing Natural Gas from Yuanba Field - Analyst ...

    December 29, 2014
    China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (SNP), or Sinopec, has started a processing plant in southwest China that treats ...
  65. BP to Invest About $800 Million in Oilfield Deal with Rosneft ...

    December 29, 2014
    BP plc's (BP) share prices increased marginally following the news that the company is close to buying a stake in an oilfield ...
  66. Enbridge (ENB) 2010 Michigan Oil Spill Settlement at $6.25M - ...

    December 29, 2014
    Enbridge Inc. (ENB) announced that it will have to shell out a settlement of $6.25 million over a 2010 oil spill in southwestern ...
  67. Enbridge Energy Partners OKs Drop Down; Ups Distribution - Analyst ...

    December 26, 2014
    Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. (EEP) announced that an agreement has been reached on the terms of the drop down of interest ...
  68. BP Plans to Acquire Stake in Siberian Oil Field Taas-Yuriakh ...

    December 26, 2014
    BP plc (BP) has entered into negotiations with Russian oil giant OAO Rosneft to gain a foothold in an Eastern Siberian oil ...
  69. Marathon Oil is Now a Strong Sell on Weak 2014 Outlook - Analyst ...

    December 26, 2014
    On Dec 24, Zacks Investment Research downgraded the upstream energy firm Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) to a Zacks Rank #5 ...
  70. Continental Resources (CLR) Revises 2015 Capital Budget - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) announced a revised green field capital expenditure budget of $2.7 billion for 2015.
  71. Petrobras Production Reaches Historical High, Stock Gains - ...

    December 24, 2014
    NYSE-listed ADRs of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., or Petrobras (PBR) gained around 3.5% following the announcement that it has ...
  72. BP and SOCAR Sign PSA to Explore Offshore Azerbaijan - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    BP plc (BP) has inked a new production sharing agreement (PSA) with the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) ...
  73. Transocean Fleet Status: 2014 Out-of-Service Time Increases ...

    December 23, 2014
    Transocean Ltd. (RIG) has provided a fleet status report for the period commencing Nov 18, 2014, to date.
  74. Questar (STR) Now a Buy: Is It Part of Your Portfolio? - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    On Dec 23, Zacks Investment Research upgraded natural gas-focused energy company, Questar Corporation (STR), to a Zacks Rank ...
  75. Statoil Awards Mariner Drilling Contract to Schlumberger - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    Statoil ASA (STO) has awarded the contract for integrated drilling and well services on the Mariner field to Schlumberger ...
  76. Encana to Sell Certain Midstream Assets for C$412 Million - ...

    December 23, 2014
    Encana Corporation (ECA) has entered into an agreement with Veresen Midstream LP to sell certain midstream assets that it ...
  77. Chesapeake (CHK) Divests Assets, Announces Stock Buyback - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) has closed the sale of its assets in the Southern Marcellus Shale and a portion of the ...
  78. ExxonMobil Faces Clean Water Act Violation Penalty of $2.3M - ...

    December 23, 2014
    Following a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency, ExxonMobil Corporation ...
  79. Whiting Petroleum Updates on Available Proved Reserves - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) provided an update on its available proved reserves and financial position following ...
  80. Eni (E) to Initiate Exploration in Portugal, Shares Up - Analyst ...

    December 22, 2014
    EniSpA (E) announced the finalization of a farm in agreement with Petrogal, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Portuguese company ...
  81. Shell to Divest Less Profitable Downstream Business in Norway ...

    December 19, 2014
    Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) has entered into a deal with ST1 - an energy firm in Finland.
  82. Comstock Announces '15 Budget, Oil-Linked Drilling to Reduce ...

    December 19, 2014
    Comstock Resources Inc. (CRK) announced its 2015 exploration and development budget and stated that it would suspend its ...
  83. Petrobras Plummets 16%, Defers Q3 Earnings Date Again - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., or Petrobras (PBR) declared that it has deferred its third-quarter 2014 earnings yet again.
  84. Encana Rises on Higher 2015 Capex and Positive Outlook - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Encana Corporation (ECA) announced an increase in its 2015 capital budget. The exploration and production company also provided ...
  85. Spectra Energy Concludes Amendment of Revolving Facility - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Spectra Energy Corp.'s (SE) wholly owned subsidiary Spectra Energy Capital, LLC amended its $1 billion revolving amended ...
  86. Forest Oil Divests Arkoma Basin Natural Gas Assets for $185M ...

    December 17, 2014
    Forest Oil Corporation (FST) divested natural gas properties located in the Arkoma Basin to Camterra Resources Partners Ltd. ...
  87. PetroChina: Low Crude Price to Hamper Operations, Oil Output ...

    December 16, 2014
    On Dec 12, 2014, we issued an updated research report on PetroChina Co. Ltd. (PTR) ??? China's largest integrated oil company.
  88. Cheniere Energy to Raise $11.5B for LNG Export Facility - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) plans to raise $11.5 billion in debt for its Corpus Christi export facility and has engaged 18 ...
  89. Icahn Looks For More From Transocean

    February 7, 2013
    Fresh off a big win on Netflix, Carl Icahn is looking for a $4 dividend from Transocean as well as potential board representation.
  90. Noble 4Q Misses on Higher Downtime - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Leading contract drilling company, Noble Corporation (NE) reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings of 50 cents per share. The ...
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