The next Big Thing in oil and gas is... water. It's one of the industry's biggest threats, and one of investors' biggest opportunities.  It's an emotional issue for everybody, and has the potential to be THE galvanizing political force in the North American oil patch in 2012. Consider these statistics: each...
By guest contributor Jen Alic Jen Alic is a geopolitical analyst and consultant based in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the former editor-in-chief of the Zurich-based ISN Security Watch. -------------------------------- Albania’s Albpetrol Goes to Highest Bidder in Geopolitical End Game Shareholders in Canadian-owned Bankers Petroleum (BNK-TSX) have profited from two huge runs in the stock since they...
The Coming Energy Infrastructure Overcapacity Glut October 1, 2015 By: Bill Powers When free money is thrown at any part of the energy industry for a long enough length of time, the natural boom bust cycle can be taken to extremes and massive distortions can develop. Due to unprecedented access to all forms...
by +Keith Schaefer There’s always a bull market in energy—you just have to know which sub-sector to buy. So where do my subscribers and I make money right now? You might be surprised by the answer...but first some context... In Q3 2103, oil producers in North America were the place to be, as...
The recent buyout of Reece Energy (RXR-TSX) by PennWest is a good example of the issues facing junior producers of oil AND gas right now. Reece had great exploration success, started slow, built up production and showed they were good operators as well as explorationists...kept their share structure clean, were...
Here's Part 2 of Cory Mitchell's report, in which he explains what investors should look for in individual stocks to best profit. (Click here to read Part 1 of this story.) Individual Stocks: What To Look For Oil and stock indexes (such as the TSX Composite) are gauges that can be...
My portfolio, which I use as the OGIB subscriber portfolio, finished 2011 up 48.2% on closed trades (stocks that I actually sold in 2011) and up 36% on open trades that were initiated, or first bought, in 2011.  If I include stocks I bought in 2009 and 2010, my...
Editor's Note:  Today's OGIB is the transcript of my recent interview with Peter Byrne of The Energy Report (TER) on a growing debate in North America's Great Experiment: the Shale Revolution, and I also talk about which junior producers I'm keeping close tabs on right now in the oil patch. ------------------------------------ The Energy...