Energy Business


SinoCoking Captures Another Government Pact

SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOK) hit its stride right out of the gate Tuesday morning. The Chinese energy producer jumped again on new developments of its ...
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Environmentalist Opposition to Dominion LNG Plant Weighs In

Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D) announced in late March that it would spin off its wholly owned midstream operating company, Dominion Midstream Partners, into a separately traded master limited partnership. ...
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IPO Filing: Energy & Exploration Partners

Energy & Exploration Partners Inc. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering but it can ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Cowen Starts Its Top Clean Technology Stocks With Outperform Ratings

In the world of clean technology, numerous subsectors make up the overall arena. In the fast-growing world we live in, next generation transportation, natural gas and liquid natural gas (LNG), ...
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Solar rooftop installation

Strong Solar Trends Make Short Sellers Run for Cover

All five of the solar stocks we track for short interest fell during the two-week period to August 29. The solar industry is performing better in general than a lot ...
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Old Palace in Kabul

Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s Oil Wells

By Claude Salhani of For the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, Syria and Iraq were a good place to start their campaign, but in order to survive ...
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Kinder Morgan pipeline

Analyst Team Positive on Top MLPs Despite Sector Valuation Concerns

The world of master limited partnerships (MLPs) is often considered complex, and it is sometimes considered controversial. That being said, investors have made massive sums of money on these vehicles ...
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Energy Companies Flop on Crude Oil Data

Stocks of several U.S. energy companies are taking a beating Wednesday morning following the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) weekly report on petroleum inventories. The hardest hit is refiner Valero Energy ...
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Solar Farm Desert

SunEdison California Solar Project Gets $145 Million Financing From Google

In an announcement released Wednesday morning, SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) said that Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has agreed to provide $145 million in equity financing for the Regulus solar power ...
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Oil spill

EIA Lowers 2014 and 2015 Global Oil Demand Outlook

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its International Energy Outlook for 2014, and the outlook is one of lower price expectations in oil in 2014 and 2015. While ...
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Oil Tanker

Merrill Lynch Changes Ratings on Key Oil Giants

Bank of America Merrill Lynch made some key changes to its oil ratings on Tuesday. The move consists of a downgrade for Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) and upgrades for ConocoPhillips ...
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Gas pipeline

Time to Buy LINN Energy and LINN Co. for Higher Payouts?

A fresh report from Abhiram Rajendran, the analyst covering master limited partnerships (MLPs) for Credit Suisse, basically signals that it is time to buy into LINN Energy LLC (NASDAQ: LINE) ...
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Oil pumpjack

UBS Sees 4 Large-Cap Energy Stocks as Possible Acquisition Targets

For most of the past year, the price of oil stayed handily over the $100 mark. Recently, and much to the delight of motorists and consumers here at home, prices ...
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Was the Golar LNG Secondary a Gift to Investors?

Golar LNG Ltd. (NASDAQ: GLNG) had a very rough last day or two, but it may have ended up being a gift from the market gods to new investors. Or ...
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BP Gross Negligence Ruling Could Cost Billions of Dollars More in Fines

BP PLC (NYSE: BP) looks to be having its worst trading day of 2014, and perhaps much further back. A ruling in the Deepwater Horizon disaster could imply that BP's ...
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