STO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Southwestern Energy Buys More Marcellus, Utica Assets - Analyst ...

    December 26, 2014
    Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) has inked a purchase and sale agreement for an undivided 20% of Statoil ASA's (STO) ownership ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 3 Foreign Energy Giants Getting Crushed - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2014
    Crude prices have fallen almost 50% from its 2014 highs in June.
  4. Bear of the Day: Statoil (STO) - Bear of the Day

    December 14, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Statoil (STO) - Bear of the Day
  5. Taking The Contrarian Approach With European Equities

    July 2, 2013
    Investors continue to shun European equities due to the regions debt issues and economic problems. However, that’s a real ...
  6. Bear of the Day: Statoil ASA (STO) - Bear of the Day

    June 21, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Statoil ASA (STO) - Bear of the Day
  7. Big News For U.S. Wind Energy

    June 5, 2013
    The recent Dept. of Interior decision to begin auctioning off blocks of federal waterways for offshore wind development does ...
  8. Statoil's Turnaround Proceeding Much Too Slowly

    June 4, 2013
    Statoil continues to struggle, and the valuation reflects it
  9. Eni Algerian Project Yields Gas - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Italian energy major Eni SpA E) and its partner, the Algerian state company Sonatrach, have commenced gas production from ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. Statoil Buys 25% in Espirito Santo - Analyst Blog

    December 31, 2012
    Norwegian energy major Statoil ASA (STO) has purchased a 25% participating interest from Brazilian metals and mining firm ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. Statoil & Samsung in New FSU Deal - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    Norwegian operator Statoil ASA (STO) has issued a letter of intent to Samsung Heavy Industries to construct a new permanent ...
  14. 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. ...
  15. Cost Overrun Dogs BP Skarv Project - Analyst Blog

    August 27, 2012
    British energy major BP Plc (BP) has incurred a huge cost overrun on its Skarv project off Norway, which got deferred mainly ...
  16. Statoil - Should You Love What The Analysts Hate?

    August 16, 2012
    Statoil is spending money today for a better tomorrow.
  17. Upcoming Energy Events You Should Know This Week

    July 17, 2012
    This will be an interesting week for investors as the earning season starts with two large oil service companies.
  18. Natural Gas Bulls Still Out There

    June 29, 2012
    While natural gas may be out of favor in a market dominated by short term investors, many long term bulls are predicting ...
  19. Talisman Energy Has More Charm Than The Market Thinks

    June 29, 2012
    Talisman seems unfairly maligned.
  20. 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.
  21. 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 ...
  22. Statoil Hits It Big In Offshore Tanzania

    June 26, 2012
    Statoil has reported another oil and gas discovery in offshore Tanzania, continuing the streak of recent successes in this ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. Playing The North Sea's Windy Potential

    June 8, 2012
    With its current energy production strategy showing signs of strain, the U.K. has unveiled ambitious plans to turn the North ...
  26. Statoil - Alaska And Canada Exploration

    June 5, 2012
    Statoil will spend heavily on oil and gas exploration over the next few years to generate long-term production growth. The ...
  27. Statoil - Norwegian Continental Shelf Exploration

    June 1, 2012
    Statoil has devoted a considerable amount of resources to an exploration program and is targeting the Norwegian Continental ...
  28. Statoil - Gulf Of Mexico Exploration

    May 29, 2012
    Statoil has designated the Gulf of Mexico as a core exploration area for the company, and will drill many wells here over ...
  29. 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 ...
  30. Couche-Tard Heads East

    April 20, 2012
    Alimentation Couche-Tard, the Canadian convenience store chain that tried to buy Casey's General Stores in 2010, announced ...
  31. Triangle Petroleum: Almost A Ground-Level Bakken Play

    April 10, 2012
    While Triangle is still a very risky story, the company is only just starting to develop its acreage in the Bakken region. ...
  32. Magellan Midstream Partners - A Closer Look At Growth Projects

    April 10, 2012
    Magellan Midstream Partners will invest $650 million in capital in 2012 on various growth projects across its business segments. ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. Noble Energy Gets Ahead Of Schedule In 2012

    March 29, 2012
    Noble Energy's production for the first quarter of 2012 will be at the upper end of its guidance range. The company is ahead ...
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. PetroChina As Much About Politics As Performance

    March 21, 2012
    PetroChina is too dependent on government directives.
  38. Chevron Starts Tengiz Expansion

    March 7, 2012
    Chevron has started up the initial stage of an expansion at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan.
  39. Statoil – Iffy Operations, But Serious Potential Value

    February 29, 2012
    Statoil has serious issues, but valuation nevertheless seems too low.
  40. Total Sets Up For Future Growth

    February 14, 2012
    Total plans to spend $24 billion in capital in 2012 with the funds split across the company's vast oil and gas portfolio. ...
  41. 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.
  42. The Curse Of Foreign Investment?

    January 16, 2012
    Many pundits assume that foreign investors have terrible timing when purchasing assets in the United States, often buying ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. Some Things You Should Know About The Marcellus Shale

    December 8, 2011
    The development of the Marcellus Shale is likely to continue for decades as the play offers attractive economics.
  45. Ecopetrol Updates Strategic Plan

    November 30, 2011
    Ecopetrol recently updated the company's strategic plan and plans to accelerate growth for the balance of the decade.
  46. QEP Resources Makes Push Into Liquids

    November 28, 2011
    QEP Resources has lined up a number of promising oil and liquids plays that will help the company transition away from natural ...
  47. Statoil Buys Into Bakken

    October 19, 2011
    Statoil makes a smart move in buying an emerging Bakken player.
  48. Petrobras Or Statoil: Which Is The Better Stock?

    September 22, 2011
    Both Petrobras and Statoil are selling for less these days. Find out which is the better stock.
  49. Marcellus Shale Ethane Production

    September 12, 2011
    Developing the Marcellus Shale and other liquids-rich oil and gas basins is increasing ethane production, leading to a massive ...
  50. Oil Service Companies Love Iraq

    August 3, 2011
    Oil service companies are seeing an increase in business from customers working in Iraq, as the country works toward its ...
  51. Conoco Phillips Separation - Upstream Review

    July 18, 2011
    Conoco Phillips will be one of the largest public independent oil and gas companies after the spin off of its downstream ...
  52. Statoil - Norwegian Continental Shelf

    June 29, 2011
    Statoil needs to successfully develop various oil and gas projects located on the Norwegian Continental Shelf over the next ...
  53. Statoil - Canadian Property Review

    June 28, 2011
    Statoil needs to successfully develop a number of oil sands leases in Canada to meet recently established production goals. ...
  54. Talisman Energy - North Sea Review

    June 6, 2011
    Talisman Energy will attempt to keep the company's North Sea production stable in a narrow band through 2020.
  55. 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.
  56. High Oil Should Make For A Healthy Halliburton

    April 19, 2011
    A strong North American market has tided Halliburton over as international activity picks up.
  57. Conoco Phillips Explores For Future Growth

    March 30, 2011
    Conoco Phillips has assembled dozens of exploratory prospects across the globe, and will spend billions over the next few ...
  58. Chevron: Upstream Project Review

    March 16, 2011
    Chevron is trying to increase its production growth through the development of its large inventory of upstream oil and gas ...
  59. Statoil: Bargain Or Bull Trap?

    February 11, 2011
    Statoil's dour production outlook has investors avoiding this otherwise high-quality producer.
  60. Can Sasol Liven Up North American Gas?

    December 22, 2010
    Sasol isn't getting involved in Canadian gas, for its own sake.
  61. 3 Dividend-Paying Stocks With Momentum

    November 26, 2010
    These three dividend-paying stocks have been performing above expectations as of late, and show great promise in the near ...
  62. 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.
  63. Venezuela Betting On Heavy Oil

    July 21, 2010
    Venezuela is hoping the Orinoco region will power the country's production growth over the long term, and it has turned to ...
  64. Noble Energy Still Hot For The Deepwater Gulf

    June 7, 2010
    Despite the moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, Noble Energy is still counting on this area to drive ...
  65. Talisman Energy Review

    May 19, 2010
    Talisman Energy provided an update on the transformation of the company to sustainable profitable growth.
  66. Investing In Scandinavia

    April 29, 2010
    The Scandinavian region is often overlooked from an investment perspective, but it shouldn't be.
  67. 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 ...
  68. Oil Companies Making Moves In Iraq

    January 18, 2010
    American oil companies were supposed to benefit more than others in a post-war Iraq, or so conspiracy theorists told us. ...
  69. Emerging Carbon Capture Plays

    November 12, 2009
    These companies all got into carbon capture for financial reasons, and it's paying off.
  70. If Cuba Can Drill Off The Coast Of Florida, Why Can't We?

    August 4, 2009
    Cuba has allowed companies to explore off its Northern coast, closer than U.S. companies are allowed in waters under our ...
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