UPL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Natural Gas Build Matches Guidance - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that domestic natural gas stockpiles rose by 82 billion cubic ...
  2. 72 Bcf Added to Natural Gas Stocks - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that domestic natural gas stockpiles increased by 72 billion ...
  3. Ultra Petroleum Cut to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    On Feb 5, 2013, we downgraded natural gas producer Ultra Petroleum Corporation (UPL) to Underperform from Neutral, concerned ...
  4. Natural Gas Supplies Tumble - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies. Despite ...
  5. Revealed: StreetAuthority's Best Stock Picks of 2012

    January 7, 2013
    Last Monday, I asked each of the StreetAuthority stock market strategists to put into writing their assessments of the year ...
  6. Natural Gas Supplies Down by 82 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    December 24, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies. However, ...
  7. An Unseasonal Natural Gas Injection - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a surprise increase in natural gas supplies on account of warmer-than-normal ...
  8. Gas Stocks Dip Below Year-Ago Level - Analyst Blog

    December 10, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies on account ...
  9. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Nexen Inc, Making Big ...

    December 10, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq has risen 0.6%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.2%; and the Dow has moved ...
  10. Nexen Inc Among Energy's Biggest Movers on December 10, 2012

    December 10, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has climbed 0.6%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.2%; and the Dow is up 0.3%. ...
  11. Natural Gas Stockpiles Shrink - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies on account ...
  12. Season's First Natural Gas Drawdown - Analyst Blog

    November 19, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies on account ...
  13. 5 Game-Changing Ideas to Watch for in 2013

    November 8, 2012
    Although 2012 isn't quite over yet, we're now close enough to 2013 to start thinking about the bigger themes that are going ...
  14. Energy Sector Recap: Exxon Mobil Reports Decline In Production

    November 5, 2012
    A review of important events in the energy sector for the week ending Nov. 2, 2012, including earnings releases and operational ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. A Familiar Refrain For Range Resources

    September 12, 2012
    Range Resources is a very efficient producer, but natural gas prices are too low for it to prosper.
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. Is Basic Energy Already Priced For The Worst Case?

    August 1, 2012
    Basic Energy's valuation seems to assume a much worse decline than the company is seeing. Although the stock looks undervalued, ...
  21. Range Resources Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    We have maintained our long-term Neutral recommendation on Range Resources Corporation (RRC) based on its balanced risk-reward ...
  22. Another Soft Natural Gas Injection - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  23. Oil, Gas Rig Counts Move Apart - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a rise in the U.S. rig count ...
  24. Natural Gas Surplus Shrinks Further - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, as ...
  25. Stone Energy - Marcellus Shale Review

    May 31, 2012
    Stone Energy is active in developing the Marcellus Shale in 2012, despite the drop in natural gas prices. The company is ...
  26. 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.
  27. Nat Gas Drilling Hits New 10-Yr Low - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a rise in the U.S. rig count ...
  28. Nat Gas Prices Still Under Pressure - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, as ...
  29. Natural Gas Producers Are A Bargain

    March 26, 2012
    Natural gas prices have been falling by the wayside, but recent production cuts at a variety of firms may finally be working.
  30. Rexx Energy - A Look At The 2011 Year End Reserves Report

    January 20, 2012
    Rexx Energy's operational report for 2011 contains valuable information for investors on costs, reserves and production.
  31. QEP Resources Third Quarter 2011 Review

    October 28, 2011
    QEP Resources worked towards advancing its oil and liquids program, in the third quarter.
  32. Playing Pennsylvania's Natural Gas Boom

    September 9, 2011
    Tapping natural gas in the Marcellus Shale rock formation has just recently begun, and for investors it represents one of ...
  33. USGS Updates Marcellus Shale Resource Assessment

    September 1, 2011
    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has increased its estimate of the amount of resources present in the Marcellus Shale. Industry ...
  34. Uncompleted Well Count Continues To Rise

    August 22, 2011
    The level of uncompleted oil and gas wells in the United States is still rising, as exploration and production companies ...
  35. Other Shale Plays Move Slowly Forward

    August 18, 2011
    The exploration and production industry moved slowly forward on the exploration of a number of lesser known shale plays that ...
  36. Talisman Energy - North American Portfolio Review

    May 25, 2011
    Talisman Energy is aggressiveley developing the Eagle Ford Shale and Marcellus Shale as the company looks to meet its production ...
  37. Earnings Preview for May 6

    May 5, 2011
    Here are four major earnings announcements for May 6.
  38. Chesapeake Making The Best Of A Tough Situation

    May 4, 2011
    Chesapeake is an aggressive (but savvy) operator in natural gas, which will hopefully pay off in the long run.
  39. Statoil: Bargain Or Bull Trap?

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

    December 22, 2010
    Sasol isn't getting involved in Canadian gas, for its own sake.
  41. Natural Gas Bulls Get Restless

    November 15, 2010
    Merger activity and proposed buyout offers indicate that natural gas assets still have long term value, despite the aversion ...
  42. Weak Prices Gassing Energy Producers

    November 8, 2010
    Weak natural gas prices are leading many producers to reorient towards oil.
  43. Southwestern Energy Still Sees Gold In Fayetteville Shale

    November 4, 2010
    Southwestern Energy still loves the Fayetteville Shale depsite the low prices for natural gas.
  44. Halliburton Wins - And Loses

    October 19, 2010
    Halliburton did just fine, but overheated expectations are bad for the stock.
  45. The Estimated Ultimate Recovery Dance

    September 29, 2010
    The EUR numbers used by exploration and production companies vary based on location and experience of the operator.
  46. Will The EPA Crack Down On "Fracking"?

    July 12, 2010
    The Gulf oil spill has pushed pollution concerns to the forefront, and helped to put shale gas exploration back on the EPA's ...
  47. QEP Resources Is Born

    June 30, 2010
    Questar Corporation is spinning off its non regulated businesses into a separate company called QEP Resources.
  48. 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.
  49. Learn From Apache's Success

    May 3, 2010
    Apache has historically been a smart name to follow into the oil patch. Does the company's recent purchases mean higher energy ...
  50. 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?
  51. Marcellus Shale: What To Expect In 2010

    January 22, 2010
    The Marcellus Shale is receiving its share of development, despite environmental concerns about the hydraulic fracturing ...
  52. Play Oil And Gas With Questar Corp

    November 30, 2009
    Questar Corp recently outlined the strength of its exploration and production business, and its midstream and pipeline segments.
  53. Oil Companies With High Reserve-Replacement Ratios

    October 12, 2009
    The reserve replacement ratio can help judge the operating performance of an exploration and production company.
  54. What If The Energy Bulls Are Wrong?

    June 29, 2009
    Investors might want to own exploration and production stocks that earn returns at current low oil and natural gas prices.
  55. Marcellus Siren Song Plays On

    May 12, 2009
    The Marcellus is still attracting capital from operators looking for the next great source of growth in natural gas reserves ...
  56. CNX Gas Continues Into Marcellus Shale

    April 29, 2009
    CNX Gas raised production for 2009 and continued to deploy more capital and assets in the Marcellus Shale.
  57. Tracking The North American Drilling Cycle

    April 24, 2009
    Commentary from the management of oil service and drilling companies indicate that North American activity has still not ...
  58. Take Finding And Development Costs With A Grain Of Salt

    February 19, 2009
    These costs should not be taken at face value and should be a starting point for further research.
  59. Anadarko Petroleum Hits A Homerun Offshore

    February 6, 2009
    This company's core onshore properties and large inventory of offshore prospects make it an attractive large cap play.
  60. Oil Company High On A Hilltop

    February 4, 2009
    Bill Barrett is a high growth play on a rebound in the natural gas market, and is solely focused on the U.S. Rocky Mountains ...
  61. Apache: Slow, Safe And Smart

    October 29, 2008
    Apache stayed conservative when oil was hitting new highs every other week, now that restraint is paying off.
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