WLL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. BreitBurn Energy, Whiting in a Deal - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    BreitBurn Energy Partners LP has entered into a deal with a wholly owned affiliate of Whiting Petroleum Corporation.
  2. EOG Among Oil and Gas Operations' Biggest Movers on December ...

    December 27, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has declined 0.7%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.8% and the Dow has fallen 0.6%. ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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%. ...
  5. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including PetroChina Company Limited, ...

    November 30, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.4%, the S&P 500 slipping 0.2% and the Dow down 0.2%. The Oil and ...
  6. National Oilwell and More Big Movers in Energy on November 3 ...

    November 30, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is down 0.4%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2% and the Dow has decreased 0.2%. The energy ...
  7. Hess and Other Big Movers In Oil and Gas Operations on November ...

    November 29, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has increased 0.5%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.5%; and the Dow is trading ...
  8. ENSCO Among Energy's Biggest Movers on November 8, 2012

    November 8, 2012
    The Nasdaq has declined 0.5%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2% and the Dow is trading down 0.2%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  9. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp and Other Oil and Gas Operations ...

    October 26, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.1%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2%; and the Dow has declined ...
  10. Energy Stocks, Including National Oilwell, Making Big Moves on ...

    October 25, 2012
    The morning has been quiet for the market. The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged; the S&P 500 has remained steady; and ...
  11. EQT and Other Oil and Gas Operations Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    October 25, 2012
    The morning has been quiet for the market. The Nasdaq is unchanged; the S&P 500 has moved little; and the Dow has been relatively ...
  12. Continental Resources and More Big Movers in Oil and Gas Operations ...

    September 24, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.7%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2%; and the Dow has slipped ...
  13. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including PetroChina Company Limited, ...

    September 21, 2012
    The Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 is down 0.3% and the Dow remains relatively unchanged after the morning's trading. The ...
  14. Pall and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on September 13, 2012

    September 13, 2012
    The market is on the rise so far this morning. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.3%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1%; and the Dow ...
  15. CNOOC Limited and Other Big Movers In Oil and Gas Operations ...

    September 11, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.3%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.6%; and the Dow has increased ...
  16. Continental Resources and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    September 7, 2012
    The Nasdaq is down 0.2%, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3% and the Dow has remained steady so far today. The energy sector is ...
  17. Apache Among Oil and Gas Operations' Biggest Movers on September ...

    September 7, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%, the S&P 500 has risen 0.3% and the Dow has remained steady. ...
  18. The Week Ahead In Energy

    September 4, 2012
    Here's a look at upcoming events that will have an impact on investing in the energy sector for the week beginning September ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. Today's Major Oil and Gas Operations Sector Movers: Cenovus Energy ...

    July 30, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq falling 0.2%, the S&P 500 slipping 0.1% and the Dow declining 0.1%. The Oil ...
  21. Oil and Gas Operations Sector's Biggest Movers for July 19, 2 ...

    July 19, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 1.1%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.3%; and the Dow has risen ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. Enerplus - Williston Basin Review

    May 30, 2012
    Enerplus plans rapid development of acreage in the Williston Basin as it looks to increase crude oil production at the expense ...
  24. Exploration And Production Industry Loves To Adjust

    May 28, 2012
    The exploration and production industry reports a plethora of GAAP and non GAAP measures that can both confuse and distort ...
  25. 5 E&P Companies Raising Capex

    May 15, 2012
    Many companies are raising capital budgets for 2012 as they find greater success in oil and liquids plays.
  26. EOG Resources Increases Production Growth

    May 12, 2012
    EOG Resources increased annual production growth for 2012 on the strength of its aggressive first quarter development plan.
  27. 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.
  28. Oasis Petroleum Still Worth A Look

    April 2, 2012
    Oil prices are always a risk, but Oasis looks interesting.
  29. 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 ...
  30. Say Hello To Bonanza Creek Energy

    December 6, 2011
    Bonanza Creek Energy has filed for an initial public offering and is developing oil and gas acreages across the United States.
  31. Statoil Buys Into Bakken

    October 19, 2011
    Statoil makes a smart move in buying an emerging Bakken player.
  32. Energy Bloodbath Continues

    October 4, 2011
    Investors are fleeing the exploration and production sector as fears rise that a recession is more likely. This is leading ...
  33. Continental Resources Digs Deeper Into Three Forks

    August 25, 2011
    Continental Resources is moving to test out the bottom sections of the Three Forks formation and believes that these zones ...
  34. Niobrara - The Good, Bad and Unknown

    August 15, 2011
    The development of the Niobrara formation advanced during the second quarter of 2011, with companies reporting results ranging ...
  35. 5 Bakken Stocks Pounded By The Market

    June 20, 2011
    The market has trashed these five exploration and production stocks, leveraged to the Bakken formation.
  36. Why Traders Love The Energy Sector

    May 17, 2011
    The Energy Sector should have enough volatility to satisfy most traders and there are many upcoming tradable events for investors ...
  37. Baker Hughes Sees Bright Future

    April 4, 2011
    Baker Hughes sees positive industry trends supporting long term demand for oil services.
  38. Rail Traffic Data Still Largely Good News

    February 14, 2011
    January's data was still positive, but a few clouds appeared on the horizon.
  39. Statoil: Bargain Or Bull Trap?

    February 11, 2011
    Statoil's dour production outlook has investors avoiding this otherwise high-quality producer.
  40. Anadarko: A Balanced Player In An Imbalanced Time

    February 3, 2011
    Anadarko may not be the sexiest name, but its balanced portfolio should appeal to more conservative investors.
  41. How Much Oil Is In The Bakken?

    January 25, 2011
    The oil potential of the Bakken and other formations in the Williston Basin are a source of controversy and the Bakken's ...
  42. Bakken Booming

    January 7, 2011
    Data taken from the Bakken formation in North Dakota just keeps getting better.
  43. Noble Energy Moves Forward With Israeli Project

    November 1, 2010
    Noble Energy made good progress on its Israeli offshore portfolio of assets and increased its acreage position in a key onshore ...
  44. Williston Basin Mid-North America Fund Levered To Bakken

    October 19, 2010
    This fund buys stocks that are focused on the Williston Basin and other areas in the Mid North American area.
  45. Continental Resources Analyst Meeting Review

    October 14, 2010
    Continental Resources has set some agressive production goals over the next four years, and plans to accomplish then through ...
  46. Baytex Energy Trust Moves Away From Heavy Oil

    October 1, 2010
    Baytex Energy Trust is converting from an income trust to a dividend paying exploration and production company in 2011.
  47. Tradeable Events In Energy Sector

    September 2, 2010
    The energy sector is a trader's dream as it is full of tradeable events - the outcome of which can move stocks substantially.
  48. Enhanced Oil Recovery Projects

    August 20, 2010
    Many exploration and production companies are operating enhanced oil recovery projects in the United States. These projects ...
  49. Niobrara Shale Development Advances In Q2

    August 17, 2010
    The exploration and production industry loves oil and other liquid hydrocarbons, and it has found a large source of them ...
  50. 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 ...
  51. Bakken Shale Benefits From Natural Gas Fears

    April 6, 2010
    The Bakken Shale is gaining attention from investors and the exploration and production industry, as natural gas prices weaken.
  52. Worried About Natural Gas In 2010? Go For Oil

    January 4, 2010
    Natural gas is either a great investment or is heading for a train wreck in 2010. To play it safe, go for these oily names.
  53. U.S. Oil Production Increases - A Blip Or A New Trend?

    November 23, 2009
    U.S. oil production has reached a four year high. Is this just a blip? Or the start of a new trend?
  54. Shale Plays: Greater Yield And Lower Costs

    November 9, 2009
    The exploration and production industry has boosted efficiency in its operations and driven costs down.
  55. Hot Plays In The Canadian Bakken Shale

    November 2, 2009
    The Bakken shale extends into Canada, where companies are developing the play in Saskatchewan.
  56. Brigham Exploration Bets Big On The Bakken Shale

    September 25, 2009
    Brigham exploration and production has bet the farm on its acreage in the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin in North Dakota.
  57. Brigham Exploration: A Hedge Againt Natural Gas

    August 25, 2009
    Brigham Exploration has exposure to one of the only oil-based shale plays in North America.
  58. New Well In Bakken Formation Adds To Debate

    August 13, 2009
    The Bakken Shale may hold more oil than previously believed if a recent well by Continental Resources is confirmed by others ...
  59. Oil Gas Ratio At Extreme Levels

    June 18, 2009
    The ratio between the price of natural gas and oil is at a multi-year high, leaving most traders to bet that the price of ...
  60. These Companies Fail The Internet Test

    June 10, 2009
    The Internet is a great tool for stock research, but some companies don't bother to keep it up to date.
  61. Are New Regulations A Threat to Drilling?

    June 9, 2009
    A recent proposal to regulate hydraulic fracturing is well intentioned, but might ultimately lead to less drilling, lower ...
  62. Natural Gas Production Continues To Climb

    May 5, 2009
    The growth in domestic natural gas production continues despite the collapse in gas drilling, spoiling the bullish stance ...
  63. Annual Energy Outlook

    May 1, 2009
    Government projections on supply, demand and prices can help investors look for investable themes.
  64. Shale Plays Gone Wild - The Antrim Shale

    April 9, 2009
    The Antrim shale is arguably the least-known of the shale plays, despite its age. Its low-cost drilling and shallow zones ...
  65. Shale Plays Gone Wild - The Bakken Shale

    April 3, 2009
    Investments from exploration and production companies have increased in this area as the search intensifies for the next ...
  66. Six Oily Stocks For Natural Gas Bears

    September 30, 2008
    If you're optimistic about the oil market and pessimistic about natural gas, we've got the stocks for you.
  67. Stocks That Love To Surprise Us For July 16

    July 16, 2008
    Companies that string together many quarters of positive earnings surprises are usually rewarded. This week the focus is ...
  68. The Bakken Shale Story

    June 25, 2008
    North Dakota's Bakken Shale holds the largest continuous oil accumulation in the lower 48 states. Find out which companies ...
  69. Small Cap Oil: Producing Potential

    August 21, 2007
    Oil and gas exploration is risky. Correct valuation in this sector is tough, but rewards can be lucrative.
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