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Drop in Oil and Gas Prices Is a Buying Opportunity for Oil Services Stocks

After absolutely crushing most sectors of the S&P 500 over the past year, the energy services stocks finally started to see some serious profit-taking after West Texas Intermediate and Brent ...
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Canada’s Shale Boom: More to Come in Montney

By James Burgess of Oilprice.com   In the world of a constantly changing oil and gas environment, the Montney shale basin is the sleeping giant that holds the key to ...
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Natural Gas Inventory Growth Drives Prices Down

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 90 billion cubic feet for the week ending September 12, compared with an expected ...
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Crude Oil Prices Skid as Refining Slows

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 3.7 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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5 Top Energy Stocks to Own When Oil Pullback Ends

Every time we have a pullback in oil, and then in the energy stocks, the same reasons are cited by Wall Street. Concerns about global growth, especially in China and ...
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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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Natural Gas Producers Face Higher EIA Inventories Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 92 billion cubic feet (Bcf) for the week ending September 5. That compared with ...
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Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s Oil Wells

By Claude Salhani of Oilprice.com 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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Oil Demand Falls According to IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported in its September Oil Market Report that demand for crude will fall sharply for this year and the year ahead: The IEA Oil Market ...
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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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Crude Price Tumbles as Gasoline Stockpile Booms

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 1 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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OPEC Confesses Slower Demand for Its Oil

In its monthly Oil Market Report for September, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) lowered its estimate of demand growth for 2014 and 2015, bringing its forecasts more in ...
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