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Eating, breathing, sleeping and investing in the oil & gas markets is my life’s work. Since I’ve opened my portfolio to subscribers in 2009 I have… Had 49 trades with triple digit gains. Closed 148 trades for profits (and counting). Made $1.8 million in net profits from trading Now invest over $2 Million of...
Could US oil production peak...NOW? Shale oil production in the United States could potentially stop growing as early as...now. As in March 2015. The information came out in the EIA’s latest Drilling Productivity Report which was published on March 9, 2015. The report predicts that US shale production in the month of April will exceed...
When I saw this energy company, I couldn’t believe it.  Here is a company with: no long term debt $30 million cash growing EBITDA (cash flow) When I rushed out to buy the stock, it was paying me a double digit yield. That’s right—over 10%--on a payout ratio of under 60%. And trading at just...
This week the EIA released the first look at its new method for reporting United States crude oil production. It revealed two things. First, the EIA’s prior method had been significantly overstating U.S. oil production so far in 2015. Second, U.S. production appears to have started declining back in April.  This is...
The recent bounce in oil prices has opened the "equity window" for energy companies to raise capital.  It's the first time this window has opened since October.  But should investors be buying? In the last three weeks, three Canadian energy companies raised equity capital; two juniors in Rock Energy (RE-TSX)...
Everyone knows that Iraq is an important oil producing country. But Iraq is more than just important, it is critical. Iraq is so important that in October of 2012 the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a report called “World Energy Special Outlook On Iraq”. In that report the IEA concluded that in 2035 oil prices would be...
Yes Virginia there is a Santa Claus.  Private equity fund Edge Natural Resources LLC is taking Canamax Energy private--at 67 cents, or a hair shy of a double over Thursday’s share price. It has been my largest position for a junior for two years, and gives me--and the subscribers who bought it...
New accounting rules in Canada are looser than before, making it harder for investors in oil and gas to understand their investments, and also more of a pain for Canadian companies to raise money in the United States. That's the conclusion I've come to after interviewing industry executives and national...