As the oil price fell from $105/barrel in 2014 to $26/barrel in 2016, producers, service companies and banks/lenders worked very co-operatively to keep as many people employed and as much oil flowing as possible. It has been a remarkably co-operative endeavour for the global energy industry. I expect that to change...
Energy has been left out of the bull market so far.Yes, oil and oil stocks have recovered from the depths of the crisis, but are still down on the year.  The price is firmly above zero now – which is saying something, I guess.But will we ever...
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...
Sometimes you write a story.  Sometimes a story writes itself. In the next three sentences I’m going to give you everything you need to know. One… With more oil and gas producers in financial distress than aren’t, this has to be an historic opportunity to be buying oil and gas assets (especially...
The Saudis want control of the oil market back, and they are lowering prices to weed out the high cost producers. But I found a western producer with even lower costs per barrel than the Saudis. That’s right—someone who beat them at their own game.  Just like the Saudis, this company...
What’s the biggest lesson retail investors need to learn to increase profits in these markets? It’s knowing how and when to trade volatility. The professionals say trading volatility really is the only way to make money in a flat to down market, which the energy sector (especially the juniors!) has gone through since...
The volatility in oil over the last two weeks has been gut wrenching. But an OPEC deal to limit oil production was reached.  The Saudis and the Iranians have always been the stumbling block for such a deal. Why did the Saudis cave now?  I would give two reasons: Last month they...
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)...