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3 Refiners to Buy as Americans Hit the Road in Huge Numbers

One thing that lower gasoline prices over the past year have done is get American drivers back on the road in a big way, and they were out in full ...
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5 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

With the markets fighting for direction around the international scene and with coming interest rate hikes, 24/7 Wall St. often takes a long view of opportunities beyond the near-term noise ...
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Gas Remains Above $3 in 7 States

The cost of gasoline is still low compared to a year ago and has flattened recently at about $2.76 for the average price for a gallon of regular nationwide. However, there are ...
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US Adds a Dozen Oil Rigs, Reversing 6 Months of Declines

In the period ended July 2, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 640, compared with 628 in the prior week and 1,562 a year ...
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Natural Gas Price Jumps on Modest Inventory Addition

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 69 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 26. Analysts polled by Platts ...
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Did BP Get Off Lightly in $18.7 Billion Gulf Settlement?

More than five years after the explosion of its Gulf of Mexico Macondo well that killed 11 workers and dumped millions of barrels of crude oil into the sea, BP ...
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Is the Petrobras Long-Term Outlook Finally More Positive Than Negative?

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, may still have a slew of problems, but several positive developments have been in the works of late. Whether these will be enough ...
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4 Top Eagle Ford Shale Stocks to Buy With Huge Potential Upside

One of the keys to making money in the oil business in a lower pricing environment to have outstanding well returns. A new report from SunTrust Robinson Humphrey points out ...
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Crude Oil Price Dips as Inventory Climbs

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 2.4 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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4 Oil Stocks to Buy as Second Half 2015 Activity Set to Jump

When markets sell off risky assets, the first out of the chute are the high-beta momentum stocks. The important tact for long-term investors is continue to look at areas already ...
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What the 40% Cut in Spending Means for Petrobras

The collapse in crude oil prices combined with the corruption scandal surrounding the company has hammered shares of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR) over the past several months. Add to ...
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Greek Economy Relies on Refined Product Exports

The single most important export for the Greek economy is products refined from crude oil. On the other side of the coin, crude oil is the country’s top import. Nearly ...
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Total US Rig Count Rises as Oil Rigs Drop 3

In the week ended June 26, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 628, compared with 631 in the prior week and 1,558 a year ...
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Are Downgrades to Williams Stock Appropriate?

Energy infrastructure firm Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) has picked up two downgrades from analysts following its rejection of a buyout offer of $64 a share (about $53 billion total, ...
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Natural Gas Price and Inventory Fall as Demand Increases for Cooling

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 75 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 19. Analysts polled by The ...
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