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  • uploads///COP Q Realized Price
    Company & Industry Overviews

    ConocoPhillips’s 1Q17 Crude Oil Price Underperforms WTI

    ConocoPhillips’s 1Q17 crude oil realized prices In 1Q17, excluding the effect of hedges, ConocoPhillips’s average realized crude oil price in the Lower 48 region was $45.89 per barrel, up ~70% from its price of $27.04 per barrel in 1Q16. Sequentially, ConocoPhillips’s 1Q17 price is ~4% higher than it was in 4Q16. Crude oil prices versus […]

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Marathon Oil Has Risen ~27% in 2018

    Marathon Oil (MRO) has seen a strong rally in the past month. The company has risen ~15% from its lows of $19 in August.

    By Kurt Gallon
  • uploads///RRC Q Post EPS
    Earnings Report

    Inside Range Resources’ 3Q16 Earnings

    For 3Q16, Range Resources reported an adjusted loss per share of $0.06—$0.09 better than the Wall Street analyst consensus estimate of $0.15 loss per share.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hess’s Key Management Objectives Investors Need to Know

    Hess’s (HES) key management objectives include taking several steps to counter lower commodity prices. These include capital and cost reductions.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    Why Chevron is cutting spending on some projects

    Chevron has cut spending on the Kitimat liquefied natural gas project (or LNG) in Canada due to falling crude prices.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    Most Analysts Recommend a ‘Buy’ for Anadarko Petroleum Stock

    About 76% of the analysts covering Anadarko Petroleum (APC) have rated the stock a “buy,” and 21% have rated it a “hold.”

    By Keisha Bandz
  • uploads///US Inventory July
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Rise for the Second Day, Led by EIA Inventory Data

    The unexpected fall in crude oil inventory supported crude oil prices. The fall in US imports might have led to the fall in the US oil inventory.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///MRO WU_ Price Performance
    Miscellaneous

    Inside Marathon Oil’s Stock Performance Last Week

    Marathon Oil’s stock price fell from $15.91 to $15.16 last week, while crude oil prices fell from $53.18 per barrel to $49.62 per barrel.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///RRC Q Hedges
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Has Hedging Done for Range Resources?

    In 1Q16, natural gas hedging activities increased Range Resources’ (RRC) average realized natural gas price by $0.91 per Mcf (thousand cubic feet).

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Earnings Report

    What Drove Oasis Petroleum’s Stock Higher after Fiscal 4Q15?

    Following Oasis Petroleum’s (OAS) fiscal 4Q15 earnings release, OAS stock rose 3%. The stock has declined 71% year-over-year.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Are the Short Interest Trends in Whiting Petroleum Stock?

    On June 11, Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) short interest ratio (short interest as a percentage of float) was ~16%.

    By Keisha Bandz
  • uploads///RRC Q Post EPS
    Earnings Report

    Range Resources’ 2Q16 Earnings Are Better Than Expected

    In this series, we’ll analyze Range Resources’ 2Q16 earnings and revenue and look at its cash flow, operational performance, analyst ratings, and price forecasts.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///crude prices
    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Why oil prices swung lower only to recover again

    On Friday, August 29, prices closed at $95.96 per barrel. On Tuesday, prices dropped to $92.88—a 3% decrease. On Wednesday, prices came back to $95.54 per barrel, again ~3% higher than the previous day’s market close.

    By Keisha Bandz
  • uploads///PXD Q Operating Netbacks
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Pioneer Natural Resources Operating Netbacks?

    In 1Q16, Pioneer Natural Resources’ (PXD) reported an operating netback of ~$22.15 per boe (barrel of oil equivalent), which is ~4% lower than in 1Q15.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///COP WU_ Price Performance
    Miscellaneous

    What Just Happened to ConocoPhillips Stock?

    Last week (ended May 26), crude oil prices fell from $50.67 per barrel to $49.80 per barrel.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///MRO Q Pre Analysts
    Energy & Utilities

    Marathon Oil: Pre-Earnings Wall Street Ratings

    The median target price on Marathon Oil stock is $23.50, which is ~14% higher than its July 19 closing price of $20.54.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///MUR Q Pre Annotations
    Earnings Report

    How Investors Have Reacted to Murphy Oil’s Past Earnings

    After losing ~78% of its market capitalization from July 2014 to January 2016, Murphy Oil’s (MUR) stock price is finally showing signs of new uptrend.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Earnings Report

    Can Marathon Oil Report Higher Profits in Q2 2018?

    Marathon Oil (MRO) is set to report its Q2 earnings on August 1. Excluding one-time items, the net income estimate is ~$161 million.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Forecast for Marathon Oil after Its 2Q15 Earnings

    Wall Street analysts gave target prices for Marathon Oil after its 2Q15 financial results. Evercore ISI gave Marathon Oil a target price of $23.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    COG Highly Correlates to Natural Gas Prices, CHK Not so Much

    Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) had the highest correlation with natural gas prices in the past one-year, six-month, three-month, and one-month periods.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    EIA forecasts global liquids supply and consumption trends

    As for supply and consumption, global oil production is outpacing consumption, especially in the first half of 2015.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Rise Due to Short Covering ahead of Expiry

    September WTI crude oil futures contracts trading in NYMEX rose by 1.79% on August 18. Crude oil prices rose due to the consensus of falling US crude oil inventories.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///MRO Q Normalized
    Company & Industry Overviews

    One Key Driver for Marathon Oil’s Stock Price Movement

    Identifying the key driver Marathon Oil’s (MRO) stock price was in an uptrend from October 2011 to September 2014 when NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (USO) prices were in an uptrend. But NYMEX WTI crude oil started to fall in June 2014, and Marathon Oil’s stock price had topped within three […]

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///MRO Q Post Analysts
    Earnings Report

    This Wall Street Target Price Indicates Upside for Marathon Oil

    Currently, ~54% of Wall Street analysts rate Marathon Oil (MRO) as a “buy” and ~43% of analysts rate it as a “hold.”

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///MRO Q net debt to adjusted EBITDA
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Marathon Oil’s Debt Load Becoming Too Heavy for Its Declining Earnings?

    As of June 30, 2016, Marathon Oil’s total debt was ~$7.3 billion. With ~$2.6 billion in cash and cash equivalents, MRO’s net debt was ~$4.7 billion.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///MRO Q Lifting Cost
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Marathon Oil’s Lifting Costs

    In 2Q17, Marathon Oil’s (MRO) reported a lifting cost of ~$6.75 per boe (barrel of oil equivalent), which is ~28.0% lower than its 2Q16 lifting cost of ~$10.88.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    WTI Crude Oil Hit $75 on July 3: What’s Next?

    August WTI crude oil prices hit an intraday high of $75.27 per barrel on July 3—the highest level since November 2014.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Venezuela’s Falling Crude Oil Production Drives Oil Prices Higher

    The EIA estimates that Venezuela’s crude oil production decreased by 45,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 1,465,000 bpd in April—compared to March.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Fall from Key Resistance Level

    WTI crude oil futures contracts for January delivery fell from the key resistance level of $44 per barrel on Friday, November 27.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///MRO Q Debt Maturities
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Should Investors Worry About Marathon Oil’s Credit Ratings Downgrades?

    Due to the prolonged downturn in crude and natural gas, credit rating agencies reviewed many upstream companies earlier this year, including Marathon Oil.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///RRC Q dividends
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Range Resources’ Dividends and Dividend Yields

    As of May 27, 2016, Range Resource’s dividend yield, which measures the amount of cash flow an investor can get for each dollar invested in an equity position, stood at ~0.34%.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///Broker Recommendations
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Wall Street Analysts’ Recommendations on EOG Resources

    It’s important to note that ~69% of analysts tracking EOG Resources rate it a “buy” or some equivalent, while ~24% rate the company a “hold.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Retreat as Iraq Exports Set a Record

    NYMEX-traded WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil for June delivery prices declined by 0.80% and settled at $59.15 per barrel on Friday, May 1, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///EOG Q Post F
    Earnings Report

    Did Institutional Investors Sell EOG Resources in 4Q17?

    In 4Q17, 470 funds were “buyers” of EOG Resources (EOG) stock, and 450 funds were “sellers” of EOG stock.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///wti prices
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    EIA forecasts growth in global liquids supply and consumption

    The EIA expects global liquids supply to average 93.76 MMbbls/d in 2015. This is 0.82 MMbbls/d higher than its estimate of 92.94 MMbbls/d in 2014.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    WLL’s Plans in the Williston Basin for the Rest of 2018

    In the first quarter, Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) total production volume was ~127.1 Mboepd.

    By Keisha Bandz
  • uploads///DVN Q Post F
    Earnings Report

    Did Institutional Investors Sell Devon Energy in 4Q17?

    On December 31, 2017, 740 13F filers held DVN in their portfolios, out of which 13 filers had DVN in their top ten holdings.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///Iran
    Energy & Utilities

    President Trump Impacts Iran and Crude Oil Futures

    On May 8, President Trump said that the US is exiting the Iranian nuclear deal. He plans to impose new sanctions on Iran.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///MRO Q Net debt to EBITDA
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Marathon Oil’s Debt Load Becoming Too Heavy for its Declining Earnings?

    On September 30, MRO’s total debt was ~$7.3 billion. With ~$1.95 billion in cash and cash equivalents, MRO’s net debt was ~$5.3 billion at the end of 3Q16.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    EIA Reports Significant Build in US Natural Gas Inventories

    On June 21, the EIA released its natural gas storage report. It reported that US natural gas inventories rose by 91 Bcf (billion cubic feet) to 2,004 Bcf from June 8 to 15.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///MRO Q Dividend
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Has Marathon Oil Curtailed Its Dividend?

    Marathon Oil (MRO) paid its last dividend on September 12, 2016, issuing a dividend of $0.05 per share on its common stock for 2Q16.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///Oil prodcuction and Rigs
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why more rigs mean increased crude oil production

    It may take sharper declines in rig counts this time around for a substantial downward trend in production to be seen.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Wall Street Thinks about the Top Upstream Energy Companies

    About 69% of Wall Street analysts tracking EOG Resources (EOG) have recommended a “buy” or equivalent; 23.8% have recommended a “hold”; the rest recommend a “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///MRO Q MAs
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How the Decline in Crude Oil Prices Affected Marathon Oil

    Although crude oil prices have rallied ~78% from their lows in February 2016, crude is still trading ~57% lower than its high two years ago.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Upstream Rating Updates for the Week That Ended October 12

    Whiting Petroleum (WLL) saw a rating update and three target price revisions in the week that ended on October 12.

    By Kurt Gallon
  • uploads///XOP Outperforms Other Energy ETFs
    Energy & Utilities

    Crude Oil Downturn: Why Did XOP Fall the Most?

    The SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) underperformed other energy ETFs from June 23–30, 2016.

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///US crude oil production
    Energy & Utilities

    US Oil Production Steady for the Third Straight Week

    The EIA estimates that the US crude oil production could average 10,790,000 bpd in 2018 and 11,760,000 bpd in 2019.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s in Your Theoretical Asia-Pacific Mutual Funds Strategy for 2016?

    The Asia-Pacific’s diversity makes the region a compelling investment choice and can appeal to investors excited about long-term prospects in the region.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Rise 4% as the US Dollar Depreciates

    The fight for market share, despite lower crude oil prices, has led to victory for Saudi Arabia. It exported 4.4 MMbpd of crude oil to Asia in 1H15.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Fall Almost 5% ahead of Expiry

    October WTI crude oil futures contracts trading in NYMEX fell on September 18. Crude oil prices fell due to negative sentiments of oversupply.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Wall Street Predict for CXO, PXD, MRO, and CLR?

    Approximately 74% of Wall Street analysts tracking Pioneer Natural Resources surveyed have recommended a “buy” or equivalent, while ~18% have recommended a “hold.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Could ConocoPhillips Report Higher Profits in Q2 2018?

    ConocoPhillips (COP) plans to report its Q2 2018 earnings on July 26. Its consensus net income estimate is ~$1.18 billion.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did WTI Fall More than Brent Crude Oil Prices?

    WTI crude oil futures contracts for January delivery fell by 4.7% during the first week of December. Crude oil prices were volatile due to OPEC’s meeting.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    What Do Analysts Expect for Upstream Energy Companies?

    The 100-day moving averages of upstream companies’ stocks have shown strong resistance.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Marathon Oil’s North America E&P Segment Perform?

    Marathon Oil’s (MRO) North America E&P segment recorded a $61 million operating loss in fiscal 3Q15 compared to $291 million in operating income in fiscal 3Q14.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Crude oil inventory
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Benefit from Falling Gasoline Stocks

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) released its weekly crude oil, gasoline, and distillates inventories report on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Refinery demand affects crude oil inventories and prices

    US crude oil refinery inputs averaged 16.6 million bpd (barrels per day) during the week ended December 5. High levels like these were seen earlier this year, in July.

    By Keisha Bandz
  • uploads///OXY Q Pre Revenue
    Earnings Report

    Occidental Petroleum: Poised for Strong 3Q16 Results

    For 3Q16, analysts expect Occidental Petroleum to report revenues of ~$2.8 billion, which would be ~11% lower than its 3Q15 revenues of ~$3.1 billion.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///MRO Q Post Cash Flow
    Earnings Report

    Marathon Oil’s Free Cash Flow Is Looking Better

    For 1Q17, Marathon Oil (MRO) reported operating cash flow of $501.0 million, which is ~577.0% higher than ~$74.0 million in 1Q16.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///MRO Q Pre Cash Flow
    Earnings Report

    Chart in Focus: Marathon Oil’s Cash Flow Estimates

    Wall Street analysts expect Marathon Oil (MRO) to report year-over-year higher cash flows of ~$473 million in 1Q17 from ~$74 million in 1Q16.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Devon Energy’s Relative Valuation: A Comparison with Its Peers

    Devon Energy’s (DVN) lower forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple compared to peers implies a valuation discount due to higher risk.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove Newfield Exploration’s Recent Stock Performance?

    The correlation coefficient between NFX’s stock price and crude oil prices from March 2015 to the present is 0.6. This indicates a strong positive correlation between the two.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    Oasis Petroleum’s 4Q15 Earnings: In Line with Analyst Estimates

    Oasis Petroleum (OAS) reported its fiscal 4Q15 earnings on February 24, 2016. Its 4Q15 revenue was 13% lower than 4Q14 revenue of $300 million, but OAS stock rose 3%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Continental Resources increases wells and production

    From 2011 to 2013, the number of Continental Resources’ net wells has increased 68%, to 334. From 2011 to 2013, Continental Resources’ total oil and natural gas production more than doubled.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///COP Q Post Cash Flow
    Earnings Report

    ConocoPhillips’ Cash Flow in 2Q17: Why the Rise?

    For 2Q17, ConocoPhillips (COP) reported operating cash flow of $1.75 billion, which is ~39% higher compared with Wall Street analysts’ expectation for $1.58 billion in cash flow.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chesapeake’s Key Strategies Aligned with Volatile Price Environment

    Chesapeake Energy (CHK) expects to reduce the base decline rate of its wells by ~10% this year. This will be instrumental to increasing its EBITDA.

    By Keisha Bandz
  • uploads///US Crude oil production August
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Oil Output Downticks and Crude Oil Prices Fall

    The EIA reported that US crude oil production fell by 145,000 bpd for the week ending July 24. The weekly oil output fell for the fifth time in the last ten weeks.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///MRO WU_ Short Interest
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Marathon Oil’s Downtrend about to End?

    As of August 30, 2017, Marathon Oil’s (MRO) short interest stood at ~47.21 million, while its average daily volume is ~6.82 million.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///Crude Oil Production
    Energy & Utilities

    Why investors should watch the EIA’s revised crude oil estimates

    In September, U.S. crude oil production averaged an estimated 8.7 MMbbl per day. According to the EIA, this marked the highest annual production since 1970.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///CRC Q DR Implied Volatility
    Miscellaneous

    California Resources’ Stock Price Range: Weekly Forecast

    As of May 11, 2017, California Resources (CRC) had an implied volatility of ~79.42%, which is ~23.68% below its 260-trading day historical price volatility of ~104.06%.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///US Crude Inventories
    Energy & Utilities

    Crude oil inventories affect prices and profits for producers

    Analysts had expected an increase of 250,000 barrels in crude inventories last week. We’ll discuss actual changes in inventories in this series.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why unrest in Libya has persistently disrupted oil production

    Unrest in Libya has caused major oil production disruptions in the country, causing ripples in the world oil markets as Libya is a major crude oil exporter.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Oil prices have reacted to Libyan supply disruptions

    Supply disruptions from Libya have the effect of increasing crude oil prices if other areas cannot increase oil output. Additionally, the WTI-Brent spread has been trading wider in recent weeks, at least in part due to disruptions in Libya.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why is the breakeven price of crude oil so important?

    Knowing the breakeven price of crude oil is important when trying to figure out what OPEC needs in order to regain market share.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    US-Saudi Arabia market share rivalry: Its impact on oil prices

    Fast-growing oil production in the United States has eaten into OPEC’s market share. This benefited oil companies worldwide but negatively impacted OPEC.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    How the strengthening US dollar is impacting crude oil prices

    The US dollar plays a major role in the price movements of commodities such as gold and crude oil. A strengthening US dollar is often seen as negative.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must know: Geopolitical tensions impact oil prices

    A glut in crude oil supply could mean that political tensions in the near term may not impact oil prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    HES Stayed Above Its 50-Day Average ahead of Its Earnings Release

    On January 28, Hess Corporation (HES) stock closed 2.5% above its 50-day moving average.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    The Top Five Losses in the Energy Space Last Week

    Between January 11 and January 18, upstream stock Laredo Petroleum (LPI) fell the most among our set of selected energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    Laredo Petroleum: Top Underperformer in the Upstream Space

    On January 11–18, Laredo Petroleum fell the most on our list of upstream energy stocks from XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///MRO Q Pre F
    Earnings Report

    Are Institutional Investors Selling Marathon Oil Stock?

    In Q1 2018, 265 funds were “buyers” of Marathon Oil (MRO) stock, either creating new positions or adding to existing positions.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Marathon Oil’s Dividend and Dividend Yield

    MRO paid its last dividend on June 11. The dividend, which was its dividend payment for Q2 2018, was $0.05 per share on its common stock.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///DVN Q Pre Analysts
    Energy & Utilities

    Devon Energy: Wall Street Ratings ahead of Q2 2018 Earnings

    As of July 17, Reuters reported 33 analysts with recommendations on DVN. Of these, ~28% say “strong buy,” ~36% say “buy”, and ~36% say “hold” for DVN.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing ConocoPhillips’s Dividend and Dividend Yield

    On July 11, ConocoPhillips (COP) announced a dividend of $0.285 per share on its common stock.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///DVN Q Pre Production
    Earnings Report

    Will Devon Energy’s Production Increase in Q2 2018?

    For Q2 2018, Devon Energy (DVN) expects total production in a range of 524–549 Mboepd (thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day).

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Earnings Report

    Devon Energy’s Revenue Expectations for Q2 2018

    For Q2 2018, Wall Street analysts expect Devon Energy (DVN) to report revenues of ~$3.90 billion. On a year-over-year basis, DVN’s Q2 2018 revenues expectations are ~24% higher compared with its Q2 2017 revenues of ~$3.15 billion.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Earnings Report

    Will Devon Energy Report Higher Profits in Q2 2018?

    Devon Energy (DVN) is expected to report its Q2 2018 earnings on July 31 after the market closes. Here’s what you need to know.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Weakest Upstream Stocks This Week: KOS, OAS, MRO, WLL, and MUR

    This week, Kosmos Energy (KOS) has fallen ~6.9% from $8.45 to $7.87. On June 26, KOS closed the day with a loss of ~2.6%.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Understanding Occidental’s Correlation with Crude Oil Prices

    In this article, we’ll try to quantify any correlation between OXY and crude oil prices.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Did Crude Oil Move ConocoPhillips’s Stock Last Week?

    As we saw in the previous part of this series, ConocoPhillips’s (COP) stock price was up by 3.70% for the week ended June 22.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    How ConocoPhillips Stock Reacted to Rising Crude Oil Prices Last Week?

    For the week ending June 22, crude oil (USO) prices increased strongly from $65.06 per barrel to $68.58 per barrel, a rise of more than 5.4%.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///COP WU_ Correlation
    Energy & Utilities

    ConocoPhillips’s Stock Underperformed Crude Oil Prices Last Week

    As we saw in the previous part of this series, ConocoPhillips’s (COP) stock price was down ~6%. Crude oil (SCO) fell more than 1%. So, it’s clear that COP’s stock price underperformed crude oil prices.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Tight Oil Contribution to Rise to 70%: Key Permian Basin Driver

    In its “Annual Energy Outlook 2018,” the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has forecast that US tight oil production will mostly increase through early 2040.

    By Keisha Bandz
  • uploads///COP WU Implied Volatility
    Energy & Utilities

    Where ConocoPhillips’s Stock Could Settle This Week

    ConocoPhillips’s implied volatility As of March 9, 2018, ConocoPhillips (COP) had implied volatility of ~22.8%, higher than its implied volatility of ~21.0% on December 29, 2017. In the last five trading sessions, COP’s implied volatility has decreased from ~26.9% to ~22.8%, due to its price rising ~2%. COP’s price range forecast Based on ConocoPhillips’s implied volatility […]

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///SWN Q Post Production
    Earnings Report

    Southwestern Energy Reported Higher Production in 4Q17

    Sequentially, Southwestern Energy’s 4Q17 production is ~3% higher compared to its production of 232 Bcfe in 3Q17.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Crude Oil Prices Rise: Will It Impact Coal Miners?

    On December 21, 2017, the price of Brent crude oil was $64.90 per barrel—up 2.6% from $63.23 per barrel recorded on December 15.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will the Marginal Drop in Crude Oil Prices Hit Coal Miners?

    On December 15, Brent crude oil settled at $63.23 per barrel—0.3% below the $63.40 per barrel reported on December 8.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Energy & Utilities

    Are Coal Miners Impacted by a Fall in Crude Oil Prices?

    On December 8, 2017, the price of WTI crude oil was $57.36 per barrel. This price was nearly 2.0% below the price of $58.36 per barrel when the market closed on December 1.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Wall Street Analysts Have Changed Their Targets for Marathon Oil

    In the last one-month period, Marathon Oil stock’s median target price has increased from $17.00 to $17.25.

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