What did Chevron accomplish in 2015 by outspending cash flow by $19 billion? Increase production a paltry 2%. Barely replace reserves--107% of production. That is what Chevron managed to achieve in 2015 by spending $31 billion while generating just $19 billion of cash flow.  And that is actually incredibly bullish, despite...
One year ago, I wrote this story, asking—could the Bakken ever hit 1 million barrels of oil per day (bopd) production? Well, now the Market is asking—when (not if) will it hit 2 million? A massive, 76-page report from Goldman Sachs from late September suggests 2023—that’s another TEN YEARS of growth—with the biggest growth year...
Even with WTI prices above $70 per barrel, and international Brent crude closer to $80… there really isn’t much geopolitical premium in the oil price yet. And that’s scary (as in… scary bullish) because war in the Middle East has rarely looked more certain—in two places. First off, oil prices are...
Investors have made HUGE capital gains in the last decade in energy metals—think uranium in 2007-2008, lithium in 2011 and lithium again in 2016. In 2007 I owned a large position in a junior uranium stock that went from 25 cents to $2.50.  Last year I owned a lithium stock...
WHY DOES RICK SOUND SO HAPPY IN THIS ENERGY MARKET? INTERVIEW WITH RICK RULE, SPROTT US HOLDINGS INC. Rick Rule is a naturally happy guy, despite being immersed in one of the most depressed parts of the economy right now.  I’ve known Rick for almost two decades, and it was his...
  Euro Sun Mining (ESM:TSX) is my Gold Stock of the Decade.  This company has EVERYTHING I want to see:   SIZE--10 million ounces of gold equivalent, in Europe, permitted for production in an area where large scale mining has been done for over 100 years. Only 71 million shares out and cashed...
I want to tell you about a new development in fracking that’s getting some press down in the US. This is actually pretty simple, but if I’m correct in interpreting this, it would be quite important in the global oil patch. From what I can tell, EOG Resources is increasing...
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...