Pipeline behemoth Kinder Morgan (KMI-NYSE) cut its dividend last night by 75%--ending a three year string of getting their money for nothing and your dividends for free (with apologies to the band Dire Straits). This issue is causing investors to give all North American pipeline stocks a higher discount rate--and...
To say that it is a “buyer’s market” for oil and gas properties would be an understatement. If you want to buy production or land, prices have come down by half in many areas. This is like going fishing and having the fish swim up to your boat and beg...
Dear OGIB Reader, The leading Canadian junior oil companies are doing whatever they can to create value for their shareholders. Three of the top junior oil companies in Canada are turning away from high growth and into dividend plays this morning. These are all well-respected, leading junior management teams. One was...
What’s the most un-sustainable part of the global energy complex? Maybe you would say co-ordinated OPEC production cuts. Or perhaps you would bring up high growth rates of shale producers. If you talked about the lack of free cash flow among shale producers you would be getting warm… But for me, when I...
What’s good for oil prices is bad for natural gas prices—and vice versa.  So the negative oil prices that investors saw mid-April should be good for natgas supplies (down) and natgas stocks (up!).But will that really be the case—can this rally in natgas stocks be for real? ...
by Cory Mitchell, CMT The Horizon BetaPro NYMEX Natural Gas Bull+ ETF (TSX: HNU) has been one of, if not THE most profitable trades in natural gas for the last four years, yet my sense is retail investors have missed it completely. Why? The reason is simple—you...
Condensate prices in Canada are soaring—now sitting some $14/barrel ABOVE WTI—making it the most valuable Canadian energy product. It’s creating huge profits for the lucky few natural gas producers who have large condensate volumes in their production stream.Condensate is both a heavy Natural Gas Liquid (NGL), and a super light...
The SmartGrid is here to redefine how we generate, deliver, and pay for electricity—and that will be a big opportunity for energy investors in 2016. The SmartGrid will help utilities reduce demand among their customer base during the very expensive peak periods, and cost-effectively increase their use of renewable energy. The...