One of the Largest North American Oil Discoveries in Decades What has the oil and gas industry so excited about the Alberta Bakken – the stealth play of the year? Some big companies on both sides of the 49th parallel have spent millions buying thousands of acres of land – with...
The best new shale oil play you’ve never heard of is getting ready to explode onto investors’ radar early in 2011 – the Alberta Bakken. Located on either side of the Alberta/Montana border, the key land packages in this play have been assembled with very little news or...
The Junior Players in this "Unconventional" Natural Gas Formation Large land prices for natural gas parcels in Alberta are continuing to drive higher – despite some of the lowest gas prices in the last seven years in western Canada. Alberta has made over $2 billion on land sales so...
Taking Their Chances in the Spot Market... Later Natural gas prices in Canada are so low that end users are now trying to seduce producers to hedge, so they can lock in longer term low prices.  But few producers are keen to lock in long term losses. RBC, Canada’s largest brokerage...
Natural gas companies are now trying to market themselves as “liquid rich” or “wet gas” producers whenever possible.That's because these “wet gases,” or NGLs (natural gas liquids), are worth a lot more money than straight-up dry gas – which is methane. Angle Energy (NGL-TSX) has what I...
By Scott McLeod Contributing Editor (Note: Click here for Part I of this article) The Company That's Shaping Up To Be the Next Big Player in the Oil Sands STP’s Properties (before the North Peace acquisition) Financials -  $65M cash in the bank, -  $55M undrawn credit line -  Debt: ZERO (NOTE that STP had $50M...
The Company That's Shaping Up To Be the Next Big Player in the Oil Sands By Scott McLeod Contributing Editor Scott McLeod is a Geologist with 4 years of experience. His experience includes conventional prospecting of offshore plays in the North Sea and Mackenzie Beaufort to gas and oil resource plays of...
A Solid Income Stream with Inflation Protection Built In James Keller is an analyst with Thermopolis Partners, LLC. Located in Jackson Hole Wyoming, Thermopolis Partners is an infrequent contributor to Oil and Gas Investments Bulletin.  MMcfe = million cubic feet equivalent. Investors today are starved for yield.  Witness the 10-year...