Ever wonder why the stock of an energy company you love doesn’t go up? You’ve analyzed it and you think it’s undervalued. But the stock doesn’t go up. Well, I just finished reading one of the best explanations of why that happens. It’s a November 2013 report from oil and...
Apache’s new High Alpine discovery on the SW edges of the Permian Basin is one of the three most important inflection points in the North American energy market in the last decade. (The other two are the rise of the oily Bakken play in North Dakota and the gassy Marcellus...
Editor's Note:  Today's OGIB is my interview with fund manager Chris Theal... The Big Investing Themes for Kootenay Capital fund manager Chris Theal right now is oil field service companies (OFS), and heavy oil producers. Driving these two themes are: 1. Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) in North America 2. The huge growth in...
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...
The Canadian dollar has dropped 25% against the US dollar in the last 18 months, going from 94 cents to 71 cents.  That's horrible news for Canadian drivers, as the lower loonie (as Canada's dollar is affectionately nicknamed) has almost completely eliminated any savings at the pump, while oil...
One of the most beaten-down names in the entire oil services sector is Paragon Offshore (PGN-NYSE). A spinoff from the deepwater-focused Noble Corp (NE-NYSE), this “standard spec” offshore driller ended its first day of regular trading at $11 on August 4, 2014. The stock has continued on an almost uninterrupted...
There are a couple trends here everyone should be aware of—and it’s all good news for energy investors.THEME #1—DROP IN OIL PRICES MAY COME BUT NOT IN CASH FLOWFirst—the stocks of the major independent producers in the US like EOG (EOG-NYSE) and Pioneer (PXD-NYSE) have had great runs this...
In Part One of this series I introduced readers to “Kurt’s Bible” a great piece of energy stock investing wisdom written by Canadian energy analyst Kurt Molnar of Raymond James. In Part Two here, I want to warn energy stock investors of a huge risk that they are taking if...