oil and gas

Short Sellers Hike Bets in Major Oil

Crude oil had traded above $50 a barrel before early March, and recently it has been absolutely slaughtered. This was once thought as a support level, but after crude dropped ...
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Despite Oil Weakness, 5 Stocks to Buy for Booming Energy Exports

One reason that crude oil has taken a beating over the past 60 days is an issue of oversupply, and despite the fact that Russia and OPEC have both committed ...
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Natural Gas Price Slips as Storage Increase Tops Forecast

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 61 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 16. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Could Oil Fall to $40 a Barrel — or Even Less?

Even though U.S. crude oil inventories have been declining in recent weeks, the drop has not been sufficient to boost the price of crude back to around $50 a barrel. ...
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Crude Oil Price Gets Momentary Boost Following EIA Inventory Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 2.5 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Jefferies Oilfield Services Stock Picks With 100% to 300% Upside Potential

Any way you look at it, the sledding for energy stock has been difficult this year. Today doesn't look any better. Despite the best efforts of OPEC and Russia to ...
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Texas Study: What State’s Residents Like and Dislike About Shale Development

Is this just another "dog bites man" story? Texans like oil and gas development? Who would have believed that? But just as there are benefits to the state's massive oil ...
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EQT Acquires Rice Energy for $6.7 Billion

EQT Corp. (NYSE: EQT) and Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) announced a definitive merger agreement Monday morning under which EQT will acquire all outstanding shares of Rice common stock in ...
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Natural Gas Price Jumps 3% on Smaller-Than-Expected Inventory Increase

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 78 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 9. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Baird Adds 4 Top Energy Stocks to Focus Ideas List

With the second quarter winding down, and many on Wall Street starting to prepare for earnings reports in early July, some of the firms we cover are making some additions ...
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Oil Inventories Create Renewed Scare for Oil Bulls

On a day where the news flow is dominated by a shooting of Representative Steve Scalise and several other people outside of Washington, D.C., it is easy to overlook some ...
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Ranger Energy Gears Up for IPO

Ranger Energy Services has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were mentioned in the ...
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5 Top Energy Stocks Hitting 52-Weeks Lows May Have Massive Upside Potential

Oil has had a hard time fighting back through the $50 a barrel level, and many of the bears on Wall Street continue to point to the possibility that crude ...
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Short Sellers Increase Bets in Major Oil Stocks

Crude oil had traded above $50 a barrel before early March, and just recently it has fallen back below that level. This was once thought as a support level, but ...
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8 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Investors have to be thrilled that the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100 are all trading right at all-time highs. Even with some of the ...
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