Energy Business


4 Blue Chip High-Dividend Energy Stocks on Sale After Market Sell-Off

Energy has become the absolute whipping boy for the markets over the past year, and many people are reluctant to look at the stocks despite the powerful forward possibilities. We ...
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5 Top Oppenheimer Oil Service Stocks to Buy for Double-Dip in Rig Activity

Oppenheimer believes that in the long run oil prices are unsustainable at these levels, and there are several catalysts that could present negative headwinds over the next several weeks, such ...
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September Worst Month in History for Energy MLPs: 3 to Buy Right Now

Needless to say, the past six weeks have been gut-wrenching for investors. What could possibly be worse? The month of September for energy master limited partnership (MLP) investors. According to ...
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Oil refinery

What PBF Gets With Exxon’s Torrance Refinery

Exxon Mobil Corp.’s (NYSE: XOM) troubled 155,000-barrel per day refinery in Torrance, Calif., is being sold to PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE: PBF) for $537.5 million, including working capital. The refinery ...
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Did Chevron Just Make Itself More Open to Activist Investors?

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) has followed the path of a trend of what some larger companies have started to allow of late under their corporate governance practices. The company has ...
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Oil pipeline

Why Williams Companies Is Undervalued Regardless of Merger

Since Monday’s announcement of the $38 billion merger between Energy Transfer Equity L.P. (NYSE: ETE) and Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB), the shares of both companies have posted new 52-week ...
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China Readies Reform Plans for Oil & Gas Sector

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NRDC) is preparing a draft reform plan for the country’s state-controlled oil and gas companies that is expected to be released by the end ...
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Drilling rig

Why Sanchez Energy and Bill Barrett Shares Could More Than Double

Oil has been absolutely beaten up over the past year, and that has resulted in the awful treatment of speculative companies within the industry. Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE: SN) and ...
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Nomura Sees More M&A in the Oil Patch

Investors and analysts have been talking about consolidation in the oil patch ever since the beginning of this year. But not many companies have stepped up to the plate, either ...
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Kinder Morgan pipeline

Williams, Energy Transfer Merger Leaves Shareholders Unimpressed

Back in June, the Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) turned down a merger offer from Energy Transfer Equity L.P. (NYSE: ETE) worth a total of about $53 billion, including Williams ...
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Stifel Says Not to Wait for Oil to Bottom: 4 Stocks to Buy Right Now

While most of Wall Street tends to agree that a full oil recovery could take years, many do agree that things should start to improve by next year and will ...
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coal train

What Was the Attraction in Coal Stocks on Thursday?

Judging by the heavy action and soaring stock prices at two coal miners on Thursday, an observer may be forgiven for thinking that all the natural gas in the U.S. ...
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Major Oil Short Interest Gains Momentum

The short interest data have been released for the September 15 settlement date. It just so happens that some of the latest short interest readings for major oil companies are ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Short Sellers Heading for the Sidelines on Solar, Alt Energy Stocks?

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed again during the two-week reporting period that ended on September 15. In the solar sector, two of the five ...
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Is Targeting Affordable Housing Just That Much More Risk for SolarCity?

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has become a rather controversial stock, and now some outsiders who are against it may signal that the latest news release is bringing on more risk ...
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