TSO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Refiners See Diesel Fueled Gains Ahead

    October 22, 2013
    While it’s often ignored, diesel is quickly becoming a very important piece of the global energy pie. Demand continues to ...
  2. BP Closes $2.4B Texas Refinery Deal - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    British energy giant BP Plc (BP) has sealed the $2.4 billion deal with Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) relating to the ...
  3. Crude Supplies Fall on Import Drop - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles logged an unexpected decrease, as imports ...
  4. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 17, 2013
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil High U.S. crude and fuel stocks, worries about North America and Europe's growth outlook, a strong ...
  5. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 17, 2013
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil High U.S. crude and fuel stocks, worries about North America and Europe's growth outlook, a strong ...
  6. WNR Hikes Quarterly Dividend by 50% - Analyst Blog

    January 17, 2013
    Oil refiner and marketer Western Refining Inc. (WNR) has recently increased its quarterly cash dividend payment by 50% to ...
  7. Refined Product Supplies Soar - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles logged an increase, as imports climbed ...
  8. Massive Drop in Crude Supplies - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles fell sharply, as imports tumbled even ...
  9. Cabot Oil & Gas Among Oil and Gas Operations' Biggest Movers ...

    January 3, 2013
    It's been a quiet morning for the market. The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged; the S&P 500 is unchanged; and the Dow ...
  10. Crude Stocks Dip but Output Soars - Analyst Blog

    January 2, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles declined, as imports fell even though ...
  11. U.S. Crude Stockpiles Decline - Analyst Blog

    December 20, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles declined, as imports fell and refinery ...
  12. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including EnCana Corporation, ...

    December 14, 2012
    The Nasdaq is down 0.8%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.2% and the Dow has declined 0.1%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  13. Schlumberger and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 14, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.8%, the S&P 500 declining 0.2% and the Dow falling 0.1%. The energy ...
  14. Surprise Build in U.S. Crude Stocks - Analyst Blog

    December 13, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles logged a surprise increase, as imports ...
  15. Noble Energy Among Oil and Gas Operations' Biggest Movers on ...

    December 13, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.4%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3%; ...
  16. Continental Resources and Other Big Movers In Energy on December ...

    December 13, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.4%; the S&P 500 has slipped ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. U.S. Crude Stocks Drop, Fuels Build - Analyst Blog

    December 7, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles logged another decline, as refiners scaled ...
  19. Cobalt International Energy Among Oil and Gas Operations' Biggest ...

    December 5, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has declined 1%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.1% and the Dow has increased 0.2%. These ...
  20. Cobalt International Energy and Other Energy Stocks Making Big ...

    December 5, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq is trading down 1%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.1% and the Dow is trading up 0.2%. The energy sector is ...
  21. Surprise Draw in U.S. Crude Stocks - Analyst Blog

    December 3, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles logged an unexpected decline, as refiners ...
  22. U.S. Crude, Fuel Supplies Fall - Analyst Blog

    November 26, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles logged a surprise decline, as imports ...
  23. Tesoro Among Oil and Gas Operations' Biggest Movers on November ...

    November 21, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved little, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.2% after the morning's trading. These ...
  24. Energy Stocks, Including Petrobas, Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 21, 2012
    The Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.2% after the morning's trading. The ...
  25. U.S. Crude Production at 18-Yr High - Analyst Blog

    November 16, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles increased, as production climbed to its ...
  26. Tesoro & its Partnership in Deal - Analyst Blog

    November 16, 2012
    Tesoro Corporation (TSO) completed the transfer of the Anacortes Rail Unloading Facility to the master limited partnership ...
  27. Concho Resources and Other Big Movers In Oil and Gas Operations ...

    November 16, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has slipped 1%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.6%; and ...
  28. Big Jump in U.S. Gasoline Supplies - Analyst Blog

    November 8, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles increased, as production climbed. The ...
  29. EOG Among Oil and Gas Operations' Biggest Movers on November ...

    November 6, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.4% and the Dow has risen 0.6%. The Oil and Gas Operations ...
  30. EOG and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on November 6, 2 ...

    November 6, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.4% and the Dow is up 0.6%. The energy sector is the ...
  31. Energy Stocks, Including Transocean, Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 5, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq is trading up 0.1%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3% and the Dow has declined 0.3%. The energy sector ...
  32. Continental Resources and Other Oil and Gas Operations Stocks ...

    November 5, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has risen 0.4%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.1% and the Dow is unchanged. These are the biggest movers ...
  33. Crude Supplies Jump on Import Surge - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles increased for the third week in a row, ...
  34. U.S. Crude Supplies Surge Further - Analyst Blog

    October 22, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles increased, as imports climbed. The report ...
  35. U.S. Crude Stocks Build, Fuels Drop - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles increased, as imports climbed and refinery ...
  36. Marathon and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 12, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.4% and the Dow has fallen 0.2% on a bad morning for the market. ...
  37. Marathon Among Oil and Gas Operations' Biggest Movers on October ...

    October 12, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has risen 0.1%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3% and the Dow is unchanged. The biggest movers in ...
  38. NYSE Stocks, Including Yum, Making Big Moves on October 10, 2 ...

    October 10, 2012
    This morning, the Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.2% and the Dow has slipped 0.5%. Also ...
  39. BP to Offload Texas City Refinery - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    The U.K. energy giant BP Plc (BP) plans to offload its Texas City refinery as well as other properties to Ohio-based Marathon ...
  40. Marathon and More Big Movers in Oil and Gas Operations on October ...

    October 8, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading down 1%, the S&P 500 is down 0.4% and the Dow has slipped 0.3%. The Oil ...
  41. Another Drop in U.S. Crude Stocks - Analyst Blog

    October 4, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles dropped unexpectedly, as refinery demand ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. Valero and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on October 4, ...

    October 4, 2012
    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has risen 0.4% and the Dow has climbed 0.5% so far today. The energy sector ...
  44. BP to Shed PTA Plant to Reliance - Analyst Blog

    October 1, 2012
    BP Plc (BP) entered into a deal with India's Reliance Global Holdings Pte. Ltd. to sell its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) ...
  45. 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 ...
  46. Surprise Drop in U.S. Crude Stocks - Analyst Blog

    September 27, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles dropped unexpectedly, as imports fell. ...
  47. BP to Sell Texas City Refinery - Analyst Blog

    September 21, 2012
    The British energy giant BP Plc (BP) aims to sell its Texas City refinery to Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC), according ...
  48. Big Jump in U.S. Crude Stocks - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles jumped to their highest level since the ...
  49. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    September 20, 2012
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil The Federal Reserve's pledge towards a new round of economic stimulus, a tightening global supply ...
  50. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 20, 2012
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil The Federal Reserve's pledge towards a new round of economic stimulus, a tightening global supply ...
  51. Crude Supplies Rise Unexpectedly - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles jumped unexpectedly, as imports climbed. ...
  52. Tesoro Sells Assets for $210M - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    Refiner and marketer of refined petroleum products, Tesoro Corporation (TSO) recently announced the sale of its Long Beach ...
  53. Cabot Oil & Gas and Other Big Movers In Energy on September 12, ...

    September 12, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has increased 0.1%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3%; and the Dow is up 0.4%. ...
  54. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Cabot Oil & Gas, Making ...

    September 12, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is up 0.1%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow has climbed 0.4%. The Oil ...
  55. BP to Sell GoM Assets to Plains - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    British energy giant BP plc (BP) has entered into an agreement with oil and gas producer Plains Exploration & Production ...
  56. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp Among Oil and Gas Operations' ...

    September 10, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 0.6%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow has risen 0.1% after the morning's trading. The ...
  57. BP Close to GoM Assets Sale - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    British energy giant BP plc (BP) is close to a $7 billion pact related to the divestment of its Gulf of Mexico (GoM) offshore ...
  58. Crude Stocks Tumble on Isaac Impact - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles fell sharply, as Hurricane Isaac shut ...
  59. Another Sharp Drop in Crude Supplies - Analyst Blog

    August 24, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a steep drawdown in crude stockpiles. The report further revealed ...
  60. Energy Sector Recap

    August 23, 2012
    A recap of events in the Energy Sector for the week ending August 17, 2012.
  61. BP Shops Gulf Assets for $7.9B - Analyst Blog

    August 17, 2012
    BP Plc (BP) plans to offload a group of Gulf of Mexico (GoM) oilfields, reflecting its effort to raise capital while divesting ...
  62. U.S. Crude Supplies Drop Sharply - Analyst Blog

    August 17, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a steep drawdown in crude stockpiles. The report further revealed ...
  63. Tesoro to Buy BP Refinery - Analyst Blog

    August 14, 2012
    In a bid to form the largest U.S. oil-refining realm in the Pacific Basin, Tesoro Corporation (TSO) has agreed to acquire ...
  64. Tesoro and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves

    August 8, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.1%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.2%; and the Dow has increased ...
  65. Big Movers on the Oil and Gas Operations Sector Today, Including ...

    August 8, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.1%, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.2% and the Dow has risen 0.3% on a good day for the market so far. ...
  66. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (ADR) and Other Oil and Gas ...

    August 6, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has risen 1%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.5%; and the Dow has moved up ...
  67. Today's Major Energy Sector Movers: Apache and More

    August 2, 2012
    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq is down 0.4%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.8%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  68. Today's Major Oil and Gas Operations Sector Movers: Apache and ...

    August 2, 2012
    The Nasdaq has slipped 0.4%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.8% and the Dow has declined 0.8% on a bad morning for the market. The ...
  69. Oil and Gas Operations Sector's Biggest Movers for July 24, 2 ...

    July 24, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq is down 0.2%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.5%; and the Dow has decreased 0.6%. ...
  70. U.S. Crude Inventories Down Again - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a small drawdown in crude stockpiles. The agency's report further ...
  71. U.S. Crude Supplies Drop Further - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles fell sharply, as imports declined and ...
  72. Energy Sector's Biggest Movers for July 10, 2012

    July 10, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.5%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.2% and the Dow is trading up 0.1%. ...
  73. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks Making Big Moves on July 10, 2 ...

    July 10, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is down 0.5%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.2% and the Dow has risen 0.1%. The Oil and ...
  74. U.S. Crude Supplies Nosedive - Analyst Blog

    July 6, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles fell sharply, as imports declined. The ...
  75. Tesoro Walks the Neutral Lane - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    We are maintaining our long-term Neutral recommendation on Tesoro Corporation (TSO), an independent refiner and marketer ...
  76. Stock Market News for July 5, 2012 - Market News

    July 5, 2012
    Encouraging factory orders data and an uptick in commodity prices lifted the benchmarks to their third-straight day of gains. ...
  77. Kinder Morgan Files for Toll Terms - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2012
    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMP) filed an application with the National Energy Board (NEB) for tolls and contract ...
  78. Crude, Distillate Supplies Tumble - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles fell from their 22-year high levels, as ...
  79. U.S. Crude Supplies at 22-Year High - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles jumped unexpectedly to their highest level ...
  80. First Crude Supply Dip in 11 Weeks - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles fell for the first time in 11 weeks - ...
  81. Another Jump in U.S. Crude Stocks - Analyst Blog

    June 2, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles jumped to their highest level since July ...
  82. Sunoco's Radical Reformation

    September 7, 2011
    Sunoco is significantly remaking itself.
  83. 5 Ways To Play A Domestic Energy Boom

    August 26, 2011
    Investors that want to play the increase in domestic oil and gas development might want to look at the companies that service ...
  84. 3 Reasons To Own International Paper

    August 15, 2011
    Find out why International Paper is a buy, with or without Temple-Inland.
  85. Newborn Energy Companies

    June 10, 2011
    Two new energy companies have gone public as larger energy companies look to spin off assets and increase shareholder value.
  86. Spinoffs Becoming The Rage

    April 6, 2011
    Spinoffs from all sectors and industries seem to be increasing in number, as companies look to get stock prices moving and ...
  87. February's S&P 500 Winners and Losers

    March 1, 2011
    See the best and worst performing S&P 500 stocks from February 2011.
  88. Refining Some Profits

    February 28, 2011
    The refiners represent an opportunity for investors to add one of the few values left in the energy sector ahead of rising ...
  89. November’s Best And Worst S&P500 Stocks

    December 1, 2010
    The performance of these S&P500 stocks was far off market averages.
  90. Quality Stocks Still At Discounts To Book Value

    May 4, 2010
    Often a discount is warranted, but sometimes the value of the assets may be misunderstood, creating investment opportunity.
  91. 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 ...
  92. Exxon Mobil's Downstream Outlook

    March 26, 2010
    Exxon Mobil is facing a tough downstream environment, but will try to use its size and efficiency to earn a return.
  93. Learn To Say No

    October 15, 2009
    Don't chase the rising stock prices; instead, have patience and wait for the right time to buy.
  94. Is U.S. Oil Demand Heading Higher?

    September 30, 2009
    A recent report shows increased driving in America, which could be very positive for the oil industry.
  95. When Are These Laggards Going To Jump In The Water?

    August 17, 2009
    These three market laggards may be down, but don't count them out just yet.
  96. Refiners Feeling The Squeeze

    July 7, 2009
    Hurt by weak gasoline demand, the struggling refinery sector now faces a wave of costly legislation designed to cut emissions.
  97. Big Stocks Trading Below Book Value

    June 26, 2009
    We look at some stocks that would make super-investor Benjamin Graham happy.
  98. Oil Setting Up For A Spill

    May 8, 2009
    Oil prices continue to rise despite multi-decade high inventories.
  99. Ethanol's Demise Means Energy Opportunities

    April 21, 2009
    Poor hedging and lack of credit have caused the demise of pure ethanol refiners. We look at how investors can benefit from ...
  100. Valero Top Of The Oil Barrel

    September 5, 2008
    Oil is finally retracing some of its massive gains. Is this the time to look at a best-in-breed oil refiner?
  101. Poking Holes In Stock Screeners (IM,TSO,ODP)

    August 8, 2007
    When markets drop, investors often use market screens to locate cheap stocks. We examine three stocks to prove nothing beats ...
  102. Gas Is Up. So Are These Stocks (IOC, WNR, CLMT)

    April 26, 2007
    The price of gasoline has been rising, and these stocks are near highs; will they continue?
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