Half the oil price but 4x the free cash flow! Sounds like a pitch from Barnum & Bailey's circus, doesn't it--Step right up folks and see it with  your own eyes! I'm going to show this magic trick--starting with the chart below.  In 2017 at $50 oil, Vermilion Energy (VET-TSX/NYSE)...
Here's a bar bet you energy investors can use:  Hey, how much if any is the world under-supplied oil right now? The answer, says one highly respected voice, would surprise you: They say the global oil market is currently undersupplied by 2 million barrels per day.  That's a very bullish...
Free cash flow in the North American energy sector is about to soar, and that trend should continue for the next 5-10 years—even with declining oil and gas prices—says US brokerage firm Raymond James (RJ). For investors, it could (should?) mean higher multiples as energy producers turn into more sustainable...
Why "Time Is on Their Side" in 2011 PART 1 OF A 2 PART SERIES... What mergers and acquisitions will happen in the Cardium oil play in 2011? In the last half of 2009 and the first half of 2010 the Cardium was the hottest play in Canada.  Valuations moved up quickly...
I'm always looking to invest my money in oddball places in energy; subs-sectors that are outside the mainstream.  That would include areas like ethanol, which I've done quite well at, and technology stocks--where I have sometimes lost a lot of money. Other examples include small oil and gas trusts, small...
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...
In Part 1, I explained how LNG shippers will be one of the best investments—and THE best way to play cheap natural gas—right through to 2015. A combination of fast-rising demand from Asia and almost no new ships before the end of 2015 will keep cash flows and stock...
Natural gas supply and demand fundamentals have changed in a major way.  In March there was way too much gas.  By November there may not be enough...at least at these low prices. NOW is the time to position yourself to profit from it…..BEFORE the money starts flowing into natural gas...