Energy Business

Oil Barrels

Crude Oil Price Staggers After Larger-Than-Expected Increase in Inventories

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Thursday morning, one day later than usual due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. U.S. commercial crude ...
Read Full Story »
Pipeline - natural gas

Why Credit Suisse Remains So Positive on Kinder Morgan

When midstream energy giant Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) reported fourth-quarter and full-year results after markets closed Wednesday, investors sliced nearly 3% off the share price. The company posted a ...
Read Full Story »
Oil Pipeline, Alaska

Kinder Morgan Treading Water as Revenues Dip, Investors Losing Patience

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results after markets closed Wednesday. The midstream giant posted earnings per Class P share (EPS) of $0.08 per share on ...
Read Full Story »
oil train

Stifel Has 5 Top Large Cap Energy Stocks to Buy for 2017

The biggest news last year in the energy markets became a reality on January 1 as OPEC finally cut its production for the first time in years. While it is ...
Read Full Story »
sustainable energy

Morgan Stanley ‘Cautious’ on Clean Energy Sector

While the November election of Donald Trump brought a smile to the fossil fuel industry, the reaction in the renewables energy sector was more subdued. Analysts at Morgan Stanley published ...
Read Full Story »
ThinkstockPhotos-479358058

Noble Energy Acquires 171,000 Permian Basin Acres in Clayton Williams Deal

Independent oil and gas company Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Clayton Williams Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: CWEI) in a cash and stock transaction that ...
Read Full Story »
Shell Station

Jefferies Positive on Energy for 2017: 3 Large Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The biggest news in the energy markets last year became a reality on January 1 as OPEC finally cut its production for the first time in years. While it is ...
Read Full Story »
fracking drilling

Big Acquisition Doubles Exxon Mobil’s Permian Basin Oil Assets

If there is one area of the United States that continues to enchant and enthrall energy investors and operators alike, it would have to be the Permian Basis. The abundance ...
Read Full Story »
green energy

After Years of Gains, Clean Energy Investment Is on the Decline

Call it global warming. Call it climate change. Maybe it's a nuance, or maybe your political stance determines how you feel about this debate. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked investment ...
Read Full Story »
natural gas pipeline

Is Williams Companies Really Simplifying Its Business?

Whenever an energy pipeline company says it is taking an action in order to simplify its structure, a wise investor prepares for complexity. The Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) is ...
Read Full Story »
turtle

Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Major Oil

The short interest data have been released for the December 30 settlement date. Since the election was decided with Trump taking the White House, short interest for major oil stocks ...
Read Full Story »
sustainable energy

Short Sellers Get Selective in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on December 30. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
Read Full Story »
oil tanker

Why Wells Fargo Says Sell Exxon Mobil, Prefers 4 Other Oil Leaders

Last year was considered a total reversal of fortune for major oil companies. While some of the second-tier and third-tier oil players saw massive gains, rather impressive gains were seen ...
Read Full Story »
Oil rig

$60 to $70 Oil Could Mean Huge Upside for Top Oilfield Services Stocks

While many think that the top analysts on Wall Street are the oracles of all prognostications when it concerns stocks and the potential for any specific sector going forward, one ...
Read Full Story »
100 dollar bills

7 MLP Giants That Keep Raising Distributions, Even Through Recent Hard Times

With oil having rallied massively from its 2016 lows, the investor interest in the energy sector has come back strong. The post-election rally also seen as pro-energy, and that is ...
Read Full Story »