Natural Gas

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Investment dealer Raymond James reaffirmed its OUTPERFORM rating for oil and gas company Compass Petroleum Ltd. (CPO:TSXV).
By Bill PowersOne of the little spoken truths of the shale gas industry over the past three years has been that most of America’s gas fields are now experiencing production declines with one large exception: the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania.And that narrow reliance on one play gets even more...
Natural gas prices have been soaring on both sides of the US-Canada border all through January—but just the leading natural gas stocks are breaking out--tepidly, and only after an extended stretch of very cold weather across the entire continent. That’s the Market saying it believes that once this cold winter...
Here's where the attention is shifting now The Montney gas formation – already the lowest cost gas producing region (that I can see) in Canada just got bigger and better, thanks to a boomer well by Celtic Explorations (CLT-TSX) last week. Celtic said its well tested 10.2 mmcf/d, (million...
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently put a halt to hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" for natural gas in the Garden State by imposing a one-year moratorium, pending further research by the state's Department of Environment Protection into the practice's safety.
How do you invest in the weather? When it comes to weather, what’s bad for natural gas is good for ethanol.  These two commodities are almost exactly opposite trades each summer.Hot weather--especially on the populated east coast--makes for lots of air conditioning demand in North America, which increases natural...
  Horizontal Drilling Increasing Average Well Production in Canadian Natural Gas A very bullish sign for natural gas prices is the fact that initial production (IP) rates on natural gas wells in western Canada have dropped by almost two thirds from 1997-2007, to just over 350 thousand cubic...
Tanker stocks around the globe were crushed on Thursday as the TeeKay group--with six US listed equities and bonds--reduced their dividend to shore up their balance sheet. That was my oppotunity--and for OGIB subscribers. I've been following another tanker group--Golar (GLNG-NASD) and Golar Partners (GMLP-NASD) for years.  I knew the companies, I had...