CEO Tom MacNeill likes to throw that line out to investors as he explains the opportunity at 49 North Resources Inc. (FNR-TSX).  49 North is a specialized venture capital company that is quickly morphing into a fast growing oil producer – with a twist.  It’s focused solely on Saskatchewan. The...
North America's Hottest Oil Play Just Got Bigger The Bakken oil play is already one of the largest onshore oil discoveries in North America in decades. But producers in both Canada and the US are still pushing out the “generally accepted” boundaries of the play – mostly to the west, into...
10x Bigger than the Bakken The Paris Basin shale oil play in France has the potential to be ten times the size of the Bakken play in North America, and some high profile exploration is beginning soon. Estimates range from just a few to many tens of billions of barrels of...
Could low natural gas prices be setting up a new profit opportunity in Canada? Canadian brokerage firm GMP Securities says low prices could be the catalyst for a wave of mergers and acquisitions in the Canadian oilpatch. In a September 7 report, GMP likens the current pricing environment to 1998-2001, when...