SWN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Natural Gas Bulls Love This Strange Weather Event

    November 1, 2013
    It starts snowing early in Siberia.​According to Rutgers University's Global Snow Lab, there is already more than 10 inches ...
  2. A New Era For Chesapeake Energy

    July 8, 2013
    A more disciplined strategy at Chesapeake should lead to better results eventually
  3. The Wait For $5 Gas Could Be A Long One At Ultra Petroleum

    June 26, 2013
    Ultra Petroleum may no longer be the top-notch gas producer it has long been thought to be
  4. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 18, 2013
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  5. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 18, 2013
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  6. Why Natural Gas Could Be 50% Higher in the Next few Years

    January 17, 2013
    After surging above $13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in 2008, natural gas prices have never recovered. They stood at $6 ...
  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 market ...
  8. Energy Stocks, Including China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, Making ...

    December 4, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has slipped 0.5%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3% and the Dow has remained steady. The energy sector ...
  9. Oil And Gas Industry Continues Search For Next Big Thing

    November 14, 2012
    The exploration and production industry reported progress on several emerging unconventional oil and gas resource plays in ...
  10. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp and More Big Movers in Oil and ...

    November 13, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.2%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.6%; and the Dow has increased ...
  11. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Southwestern Energy, ...

    October 1, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 0.6%, the S&P 500 is up 0.8% and the Dow has moved up 1.1%, marking a bad morning for the market. The ...
  12. Cabot Oil And Gas Looks Like A Reasonable "Buy And Wait" Story

    September 4, 2012
    Should U.S. natural gas prices close the gap with international prices, Cabot looks like a high-quality way to play a better ...
  13. Marathon and Other Oil and Gas Operations Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    August 28, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.1%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1%; and the Dow has increased ...
  14. Southwestern Energy Among Energy's Biggest Movers on August 23, ...

    August 23, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq declining 0.2%, the S&P 500 down 0.4% and the Dow slipping 0.6%. The energy ...
  15. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Southwestern Energy, ...

    August 23, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has declined 0.2%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.4% and the Dow has slipped 0.6%. The ...
  16. Today's Major Energy Sector Movers: Eni S.p.A. (ADR) and More

    August 3, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has risen 2.2%; the S&P 500 is up 2%; and the Dow has moved up 1.8%. The ...
  17. Big Movers on the Oil and Gas Operations Sector Today, Including ...

    August 3, 2012
    The Nasdaq has climbed 2.2%, the S&P 500 has increased 2% and the Dow is up 1.8%, marking a bad morning for the market. The ...
  18. Biggest Energy Sector Movers, Including SWN

    July 30, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.1%; ...
  19. Big Movers on the Energy Sector Today

    July 17, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.5%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.3%; and the Dow has ...
  20. Why Icahn Likes Chesapeake

    May 29, 2012
    Icahn is looking to shake up Chesapeake.
  21. E & P Industry Continues To Cut Dry Gas Development

    May 9, 2012
    The exploration and production industry is finally exercising capital discipline by cutting dry gas development.
  22. Cabot Oil And Gas - First Quarter Of 2012 Review

    April 30, 2012
    Cabot Oil and Gas increased production of oil and other liquids in the first quarter of 2012 as the company focuses its firepower ...
  23. Bill Barrett Corporation Revises 2012 Capital Program

    March 6, 2012
    The company is attempting to deal with lower natural gas prices by reducing and reallocating 2012 capital spending.
  24. WPX Energy - Marcellus Shale Review

    January 10, 2012
    WPX Energy is active in the Marcellus Shale and will continue to develop this play in 2012.
  25. WPX Energy Goes It Alone In 2012

    January 9, 2012
    WPX Energy completed its separation from Williams and has started 2012 as an independent exploration and production company.
  26. A Look Inside The Natural Gas Pipeline

    January 4, 2012
    The United States is the Saudi Arabia of natural gas, but natural gas stocks were a mixed bag last year.
  27. BHP Billiton Loves The Fayetteville Shale

    November 18, 2011
    BHP Billiton plans to increase the development in the Fayetteville Shale over the next few years.
  28. Williams Partners Loves The Marcellus Shale

    October 14, 2011
    Williams Partners is spending billions to handle the expected growth of natural gas production from the Marcellus Shale. ...
  29. Haynesville Shale Activity Continues To Decline

    August 22, 2011
    The level of drilling activity in the Haynesville Shale is continuing to decline as the industry seeks higher returns elsewhere.
  30. Schlumberger Analyst Day Review

    March 2, 2011
    The company thinks its technology lead and service breadth will result in a large share of oil and gas exploration spending.
  31. Anadarko Petroleum Sets Up For Growth In 2011

    March 1, 2011
    Anadarko Petroleum plans an increase in capital spending in 2011.
  32. Can Sasol Liven Up North American Gas?

    December 22, 2010
    Sasol isn't getting involved in Canadian gas, for its own sake.
  33. Ultra Petroleum Rides The Pinedale And Marcellus

    August 3, 2010
    Ultra Petroleum is developing its core Pinedale acreage, and diversifying into the Marcellus Shale as it sets up the company ...
  34. Ultra Petroleum - Low-Cost, High-Quality

    August 3, 2010
    Quality and value are usually a trade-off on Wall Street, but Ultra Petroleum seems to offer both.
  35. Earnings From a Couple of Gas Giants

    May 11, 2010
    Natural gas prices may be down, but these two top-tier providers are far from out.
  36. Ultra Petroleum Still A Juggernaut

    May 7, 2010
    Ultra Petroleum a low-cost developer with 20% production growth in 2010.
  37. Deltic Timber: A Housing And Energy Play

    April 29, 2010
    Deltic Timber is a play on a housing rebound but also will see a benefit from higher demand for wood in alternative energy ...
  38. If You Can't Beat 'Em, Buy 'Em

    April 15, 2010
    Are a few deals the herald for a wave of M&A activity in energy?
  39. Get Ready For The Purcell Limestone

    March 1, 2010
    The Purcell Limestone may be the next big thing in the energy sector as oil and gas companies develop their claims.
  40. New Reserve Rules Expand PUDs

    February 22, 2010
    New reserve rules on booking oil and gas assets were needed by the exploration and production industry, but they may create ...
  41. Stock Picking Is Everything

    January 22, 2010
    The stock market indexes are still 30% below the highs of October 2007, but many stocks are far ahead of peak prices at that ...
  42. Energy Growth Stars

    January 12, 2010
    Investors are attracted to growth in any sector, energy included. These four stocks have aggressive development plans for ...
  43. Ultra Petroleum To Hit The Ground Running In 2010

    January 8, 2010
    Ultra Petroleum will waste no time in 2010 using its strong cash flow from its core properties in Wyoming to develop its ...
  44. The Major Oil Companies Are Still Awesome

    November 10, 2009
    The three largest domestic oil companies showed earnings that were strong but down considerably year over year.
  45. Stocks At Or Near Bull Market Highs

    October 23, 2009
    The DJIA is more than 4,000 points from its bull market high, but many stocks are already there.
  46. Natural Gas Infrastructure Plays

    October 14, 2009
    The exploration and production industry needs enough infrastructure to gather, process and move its natural gas to market.
  47. Outrageous CEO Compensation In Natural Gas

    June 23, 2009
    We take a look at the disparate compensation for natural gas CEOs and see who's worth it and what it means for investors.
  48. Petroquest Energy Balances Out

    June 9, 2009
    Petroquest Energy has become a more balanced company with substantial onshore assets and several high growth unconventional ...
  49. Rex Energy Plays In The Marcellus Shale

    June 9, 2009
    This debt-free micro cap energy company begins developing properties in a field with enormous potential.
  50. A New View On Rising Oil

    May 27, 2009
    Energy stocks can be fickle, but as oil costs per barrel continue to rise, here are some less well-known companies that are ...
  51. Annual Energy Outlook

    May 1, 2009
    Government projections on supply, demand and prices can help investors look for investable themes.
  52. Willbros A Profitable Pipeline Play

    February 12, 2009
    Willbros Group will benefit from strong growth trends in the development of unconventional resources and the replacement ...
  53. Petrohawk Poised For Natural Gas Recovery

    November 18, 2008
    Petrohawk is one of the first movers in the The Eagle Ford Shale. Long term, this bet should pay off.
  54. Chesapeake Calms Investor Fears

    October 22, 2008
    A downturn in the oil market had crippled Chesapeake Energy, but the company has a plan to finance its debt during a slowdown.
  55. Natural Gas Glut Looming

    July 11, 2007
    The recent U.S. heatwave could lift natural gas prices, but it will be temporary.
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