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...
Logistics are a bigger piece of the energy pie than ever before—especially rail.  Most energy investors are familiar now with the huge rise in crude-by-rail; getting Canadian and Bakken crude to the east and west coast refineries in the United States. It saved the profit margins for many oil producers,...
Editors Note: I've been following Tom McClellan for years. He has an uncanny ability to find intriguing economic relationships--ones you would never expect--through charting.  His recent article on oil was so direct, so simple I asked him to share it with you today.  I've been a subscriber for a...
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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...
One of the Largest North American Oil Discoveries in Decades What has the oil and gas industry so excited about the Alberta Bakken – the stealth play of the year? Some big companies on both sides of the 49th parallel have spent millions buying thousands of acres of land – with...
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...
Top Energy and Mining CEOs on Hot Seat March 5 in Toronto. Investors, Here's Your Free Invite Hedge fund activist investor Zach George of FrontFour Capital will deliver the keynote address at the Subscriber Investment Summit on March 5, 2016 at the Hilton Toronto. Photo: Colleen De Neve / Calgary Herald (Source) Contrary to popular...