Canadian brokerage firm Canaccord Genuity maintained its SPECULATIVE BUY rating and C$1.65 target share price for exploration and production company Canacol Energy Ltd. (CNE:TSX).
Elephant hunting for huge international oil plays usually means going into (very) politically risky areas. That’s what makes junior Petromanas (PMI-TSXv) stand out from the crowd. They’re chasing a potential 500-800 million barrel target in Europe—Albania to be exact. Lots of energy investors are familiar with Bankers Petroleum and their...
There are a couple trends here everyone should be aware of—and it’s all good news for energy investors.THEME #1—DROP IN OIL PRICES MAY COME BUT NOT IN CASH FLOWFirst—the stocks of the major independent producers in the US like EOG (EOG-NYSE) and Pioneer (PXD-NYSE) have had great runs this...
Junior exploration and production company Crimson Exploration (CXPO:NASDAQ) announced Monday that it has started production of two wells in the Eagle Ford Shale.
The last few months have seen a flurry of E&Ps announcing changes to their business strategy, moving from a growth-through-drilling focus toward an income-and-dividend model. These companies realize things are changing in the oil patch. Commodity price forecasts are down and investor euphoria over billion-barrel resource plays is fading. The stocks...
Napoleon is credited with the saying—I would rather have my generals be lucky than good. And that’s a good saying for Yangarra Resources (YGR-TSX), as they discovered how prolific the Lower Cardium, or  “Bioturbated Zone" is in Alberta's massive Cardium formation--all by accident. They were drilling in the main Cardium zone above--which...
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...
Daylight Energy Ltd. (DAY:TO) has invested $100 million to obtain rights to drill for Alberta Duvernay shale oil.