Use access key #2 to skip to page content.

EnvestorFirst (26.45)

October 2011

Recs

3

Noble Corp. Ensures Increased Deepwater Oil Demand

October 27, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: NBL , USO

Despite the lowering oil prices we have seen lately, Noble energy is still creating higher demands within the offshore oil industry. They have seen growing revenue and higher need for offshore rigs. Augstino Fontevecchia explains why and how Noble is creating these increased demands.   [more]

Recs

4

Small Cap Bakken Stocks: Watch Them Like a Hawk

October 27, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: OAS , EERG.DL , AMZG

With the recent acquisition of Brigham Exploration, there has been a spark of interest back in the Bakken. Small cap stocks are seeking some increased interest and benefits from this buyout. We like small cap stocks in the oil industry, and at this moment you should too. Michael Filoon dives deeper into the details of the small cap stocks you should be watching closely.  [more]

Recs

3

Low Oil Inventories, Means What?

October 25, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: VLO , USO , BNO

Understanding the big picture of the oil industry can be crucial to your successful investment. There are many elements within the oil industry, and with our volatile markets, learning how each is connected is important. Recently there have been lower than average inventories, what does this mean to refiners and oil pricesJon Ogg explains the other elements of the industry that will be seeing effects.  [more]

Recs

1

Commodity Price Debate for 2012

October 25, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: USO , UNG , BNO

There has been much speculation and prediction coming out regarding the expectations of the 2012 commodities market. We recently posted an article that argued WTI and Brent Crude would be in much better shape than 2011. But, as with every argument, there are two sides. According toCanaccord Genuity contributor, John Gerdes, prices are estimated to be lowered than initially predicted.    [more]

Recs

3

Latest Acquisition: Brigham Exploration

October 21, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: STO , BEXP.DL

Acquisitions are always big news in the market place. There was a recent major acquisition by Statoil, who acquired Brigham Exploration. Brigham Exploration is a major shale player, so this could lead to interesting shale plays in the future. Christopher Helman shows some number break downs in explanation of what this acquisition really means for Statoil.   [more]

Recs

1

The European Banking Crisis Should Raise Warning Signs for Commodity Investors

October 20, 2011 – Comments (0)

The European banking crisis has been big news for quite some time now. With the global economy that has developed, the U.S. is has and will see the impacts of this crisis effect our markets as well. Be careful with commodities investments right now because the European markets may skew your usual stock picks. James A. Kostohryz explains how the European market crisis will effect our commodities here in the States.   [more]

Recs

1

Chevron to Come Out Even this Quarter

October 20, 2011 – Comments (0)

Many big oil companies have seen the effects of low oil prices. Chevron is no different, and has seen these effects first hand. Despite the  effects of low oil prices, the company has made some adjustments in order to maintain even checks and balances this quarter. Reuters explains how Chevron was able to maintain the standard from second quarter.  [more]

Recs

4

Play Canada Correctly

October 14, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CVX , COP , XOM

With the possibility of the XL pipeline, there is no better reason to prepare to play Canadian oil. Where to begin? There are many companies to choose from when looking to invest in Canada, but how do you find the right fit? Aimee Duffy has some suggestions on strong companies to explore your options with.  [more]

Recs

2

Brent Crude vs. WTI

October 14, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: WTI , BNO

Brent crude and West Texas Intermediate light sweet crude (WTI) have been seeing very different prices in past months. WTI has been falling behind the Brent crude prices. What should be expect in future months? Andrea Tse shares her expectations and predictions.   [more]

Recs

1

Natural Gas Bounce Back Good for Consol Energy

October 13, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CNX , UNG

Energy investors have been eagerly awaiting the rebound of natural gas prices. We all anticipate this bounce back to happen soon, not to mention we are hoping for this as well. If natural gas does see a big recovery, which stocks will benefit? Peter Epstein expects Consol Energy to see some major benefits if natural gas reaches $4, and here is why.  [more]

Recs

2

Natural Gas Prices Sink with the Slowing Economy

October 13, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: UNG , USO , BNO

The economy has hit a bit of a slump recently. Various commodity stocks are down, including oil and natural gas. Not only is the U.S. economy slowing, but the global economy is losing strength even further. What does this mean for natural gas? Clifford Krauss gives his opinion about the economy’s relationship with natural gas prices.  [more]

Recs

4

Oil Operators and Contractors Nailed with Harsher Regulations

October 12, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: RIG , BP , HAL

Oil and gas exploration and production rules seem to be getting harsher and harsher as time goes on. Recently oil operators and contractors have seen the brunt of increased regulations. Where is all this coming from? It could be remaining effects of the Gulf oil spill, considering drilling will begin there again soon. Reuters gives some more detail one who is going to be effected by these new rules.  [more]

Recs

2

Day of Dividends

October 12, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: LUKOY , PBR , RIG

Yes, dividends are playing a big role in the markets recently, so we want to keep you as up to date as possible.  Here are some below average cost stocks offering great dividends for their investors. Williams Equity Analysis breaks down the important numbers for you.  [more]

Recs

1

Oil Prices Will Maintain Their Questionable Status Quo

October 07, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: OIL , USO

Oil prices have been fluctuating lately, and not in a good way. Analysts keep predicting that things will be improving, week by week. However, on Monday, the looks of this week seemed pretty grim. Now what are analysts saying? Andrea Tse seems to believe things will be better soon.  [more]

Recs

2

Energy Stocks to Prep for 2012

October 07, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: PVX.DL , MCF

   [more]

Recs

2

Double Your Dividends? Why Not?

October 05, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: TOT , MRO , BP

Doubling your dividends always sounds like a good idea. However, it can be a pretty difficult thing to do. Knowing which stocks will acutally double can be difficult, but here are some tip offs that my interest you. HawkInvest picked a number of stocks that are expected to see doubling dividends in the next 2-3 years. Here are the energy stock picks.  [more]

Recs

4

Devon Energy Taking on Horizontal Drilling Full Time

October 05, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: DVN

Devon Energy has been taking steps towards more and more horizontal drilling, with a focus on the technology being used to do so. They have been changing their company strategy based on the goods and services that are being used the most, or on the forefront of the markets. This is an admirable and progressive approach to business. Devon Shire agrees with this, and believes that DVN is doing something right.   [more]

Recs

1

Natural Gas Companies Amping Up LNG Production

October 03, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: QEP , NFX , UPL

Natural gas liquids have been on the rise this past year. Its probably time that you start investing in LNG and understanding the companies that are doing great work in this field.  Michael Filloonhas come up with some promising stock picks, and here are some that like found promising too.  [more]

Recs

1

Chesapeak's Relationship with the Utica Shale

October 03, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CHK

Chesapeake Energy recently announced their presence in the Utica Shale. The Utica Shale is gaining interest by shale players across the country. Was this a good move for CHK? That is questionable and a few analysts explain why.  [more]

Featured Broker Partners


Advertisement