Oil Prices

oil prices, oil companies

American oil production is set for a fast pullback, says Chris Theal, founder and CEO of Canadian energy fund Kootenay Capital. And that has two important implications America is now the swing producer in the global oil market. If the bottom in oil prices wasn’t set Nov. 5, it’s very, very close. “We...
Oil is up.  Consensus has changed from a supply glut to a more balanced market by the end of this year—but the Market is in full swing pricing that in now. Energy producers across the board have had a good run in the last month, and it could continue—both Brent and...
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 have another...
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)...
Sector Diversification: Target Oil Sands Just about everybody on Earth ought to know by now about the oil sands are a vast and virtually limitless supply that's going to backstop North American energy security for a century or more. But for all the hype and hoopla, surprisingly few investors...
I am busy writing my first issue, but wanted to make a couple quick comments on the oil and gas markets.  The market is divided on whether this rally can continue, in both the Dow Jones and in oil. For the Dow, I see sentiment shifting from a "Sell...
These Statistics Show A Surprising Oil Hotspot Brewing in America Guess which American oil play will show the largest increase in production the next two years?  That’s right, I said increase. The Bakken? Permian? Niobrara? Well, defying all expectations of analysts and investors alike, it’s likely to be the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), with production...
The media said there was no winner at the June OPEC meeting held early this past week. But there was—a big winner in fact. OPEC producers didn’t win because they didn’t get a production-cap deal that would instantly give them a higher oil price. Even the Saudis are now issuing multi-billion dollar...