oil and gas

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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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Major Oil Short Interest Gaining Momentum

The short interest data have been released for the June 15 settlement date. It just so happens that some of the latest short interest readings for major oil companies are ...
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Crude Oil Price Slips as Inventory Declines Continue

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 4.9 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Oil Analyst Picks 3 Top Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2015

Nobody said a 60% downturn in the price of oil would be easy to digest, and many thought a flood of bankruptcies could have been very possible. In a new ...
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Analysts Review Canada’s Oil Sands Producers

There is probably no more expensive-to-produce barrel of oil anywhere than the one that comes out of the oil sands of western Canada. Recent estimates of the break-even price for ...
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Is Energy XXI Worth Over 50% More?

It is not that common that an analyst values an oil and gas stock more than 50% higher than the current share price. After all, it is not as if ...
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What Happens to Williams Partners Now?

One part of the rejected $53 billion offer for Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) from natural gas pipeline MLP Energy Transfer Equity L.P. (NYSE: ETE) that may turn out worse ...
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3 Permian Basin Oil Stocks to Buy With Outstanding Well Returns

After a nice run off the lows earlier this year, the price of oil seems to be hitting a roadblock around the $60 level. It appears that barring an international ...
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Does Williams Rejecting a $53 Billion Buyout Benefit Stockholders?

Barely a month after announcing a major acquisition of its own, The Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) has rejected an all-equity buyout made  from Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE: ETE) ...
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