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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    January 2017 EIA Estimates: US Shale Gas Production Could Fall

    The EIA expects less natural gas production at four key US shales by January 2017 compared to November 2016. It expects production to rise at three key US shales.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Inside Schlumberger’s 1-Year Returns as of June 16

    Schlumberger’s trailing-one-year stock price has fallen 12% as of June 16, 2017, while XLE, the broader energy industry ETF, has fallen 3%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why next quarter looks better for BHI’s international markets

    In Latin America, BHI expects year-end product sales to increase. It also expects the offshore Mexico rig activity to increase.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why improvement in Libya pushed down the crude price last week

    For most of the last two years, WTI crude oil has been range-bound between ~$85 per barrel and ~$110 per barrel.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    SLB, HAL, NOV, and BHGE: Comparing the Capex Growth

    National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) capital expenditure or capex fell ~32% in fiscal 2017—compared to its capex spend in fiscal 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Returns for OFS Stocks with High and Low Implied Volatility

    Schlumberger had the lowest implied volatility figures among all of the OFS companies on May 31, 2016. It has returned 9.4% on a YTD basis.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Why US rigs lost the most in 11 months

    The U.S. total rig count decreased by 17 rigs—from 1,913 to 1,896—during the week ending August 22. This marked the first rig count decline in the past five weeks. The decline was also the largest since late September 2013.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Schlumberger Expects for 2017

    What are Schlumberger’s views on North America?  Schlumberger (SLB) expects the North American onshore market to continue to improve in 2017. In Schlumberger’s 1Q17 earnings press release, chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard stated that “at present, the region in the world showing clear signs of increased E&P[1.exploration and production] investments in 2017 is North America […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Consumer

    Schlumberger’s 1-Year Returns on August 11

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) one-year stock price fell 21.0% as of August 11, 2017. In the past year, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has fallen 7.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Must-know: Why oil rig counts have risen 2% in 2014 so far

    U.S. land rig counts totaled 1,696 on February 21, 2014, compared to 1,692 the week prior. Over the medium term, rig counts have been relatively stable.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Consumer

    Wall Street Analysts’ Targets for SLB, HAL, NOV, and WFT

    Approximately 90% of the analysts tracking Halliburton (HAL) recommended a “buy,” ~8% recommended a “hold,” and the rest recommended a “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Schlumberger: Do Analysts Expect the Stock to Rise?

    For Schlumberger, seven analysts rated it as a “strong buy,” 15 rated it as a “buy,” 13 rated it as a “hold,” and one rated it as a “sell.”

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Natural Gas Prices and Gas Rigs Move in the Same Direction

    On Friday, June 5, Baker Hughes released the weekly natural gas rig count report. As expected, natural gas rigs fell by three to 222 for the week ending June 5.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • Miscellaneous

    Behind the scenes of the Halliburton-Baker Hughes merger

    On October 13, Halliburton proposed to acquire Baker Hughes’ shares without prior notice. After receiving BHI’s counter proposal, Halliburton refused to increase its first value proposal.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    The reason behind the 6% increase in the US rig counts this year

    The U.S. rig counts dropped last week, but are still up significantly year-to-date and have increased by 103, or 6%.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Put Pressure on the Energy Sector in February 2018?

    The US energy sector was badly affected by the recent market sell-off in February 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Consumer

    Is the Oil Rig Count Signaling Another Fall in Oil Prices?

    On July 16, US crude oil August futures fell 4.2% and settled at $68.06 per barrel—their lowest closing level since June 21.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Schlumberger’s Short Interest Has Fallen: What Does It Mean?

    Short interest in Schlumberger (SLB) stock as a percentage of its float was ~1.2% on March 3, 2017, a marginal fall compared to December 30, 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Why should investors pay attention to oil and gas rig counts?

    Many parties in the energy industry and investing community monitor oil and gas rig counts as one measure of drilling activity.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Schlumberger’s Stock Price Returns

    From November 2013 to November 2016, Schlumberger’s (SLB) stock price was at its highest level in January 2014. It came close to that price in June 2014.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How Is SLB’s Current Valuation Compared to Peers?

    Schlumberger’s forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple reflects analysts’ expectation of lower earnings in the next four quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Returns of Oilfield Services Stocks with High Implied Volatility

    Tidewater (TDW) has the highest implied volatility among all of the OFS companies. The stock has fallen 65.1% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///Revenue growth
    Earnings Report

    Schlumberger’s North American operations drove growth in 4Q14

    Schlumberger recorded topline and bottom-line growth in its North American operations due to continued efficiency improvements and new technology.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Crude Oil Rig Count Fell for 4th Straight Week

    Last week, Baker Hughes reported that the US crude oil rig count fell by one rig to 515 rigs for the week ending January 15, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Nabors Industries’ Stock Price Seems Bullish

    Nabors Industries (NBR), one of the largest land-based drilling operators in the world, had a steady run in the stock market in 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    What Drove TechnipFMC’s Second-Quarter Earnings?

    In the second quarter, TechnipFMC recorded total revenues of ~$2.96 billion, down 23% from ~$3.85 billion in Q2 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Baker Hughes basics

    Baker Hughes (BHI) is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
  • uploads///Net Income
    Consumer

    Which Oilfield Service Major Achieved Earnings Progress in 2017?

    Halliburton (HAL) recorded a net loss of ~$463 million in 2017—a sharp improvement compared to a net loss of $5.73 billion in 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Schlumberger Foresees a Slowdown in 2016

    We’ve already discussed Schlumberger Limited’s (SLB) fiscal 1Q16 revenues and earnings. We’ll now look into its performance by segment in fiscal 1Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • Consumer

    The must-know relationship between oil rigs and crude prices

    The previous parts of this series (parts 8 and 9) explained the counterintuitive relationship between low natural gas prices, falling rigs, and rising natural gas production. Oil rigs have a simpler relationship with crude oil prices and oil production.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Halliburton’s Free Cash Flow Is Remarkable

    Halliburton’s 3Q16 FCF improved significantly over the previous year. Its CFO rose significantly due to increased rig utilization in North America.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Halliburton’s Drilling and Evaluation segment did poorly in 4Q14

    In 4Q14, revenues in the Drilling and Evaluation segment increased 6.5% to $3.29 billion from $3.09 billion recorded in 4Q13.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Schlumberger’s North American operations held ground

    In 4Q14, Schlumberger’s revenues from its North American operations increased 18.5% to $4.32 billion.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///US Total Rigs
    Consumer

    Must-know: Why the US total rig count increased last week

    U.S. total rig count increases by six The U.S. total drilling rig count increased by six rigs, from 1,883 to 1,889, during the week ending August 1 according to Baker Hughes, which publishes rig counts every week. The number of oil rigs increased by 11, while the number of natural gas rigs decreased by five. […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Broker Recommendations
    Earnings Report

    Schlumberger: Analyzing Wall Street Forecasts Post–Q3 Earnings

    In this series, we’ve seen Schlumberger’s (SLB) stock has held up following its latest quarter earnings release. Now let’s look at what Wall Street forecasts.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Rigs Could Fall More as the Bloodbath Continues

    Baker Hughes will release the weekly crude oil rig count report on July 24, 2015. The crude oil rig count fell by seven to 638 for the week ending July 17.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Halliburton’s 3Q14 earnings beat estimates

    Between 3Q12 and 3Q14, HAL’s adjusted earnings per share (or EPS) has increased 78%. HAL has drawn the attention of Wall Street analysts to review the results and give their recommendations and target price.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Key Energy Industry Updates for May 30–June 2

    Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) has started operations on the FPSO (Floating Production Storage Offloading) P-66 in the Lula South Field, Santos Basin, Brazil.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Consumer

    Schlumberger’s Q1 Earnings Are Expected to Fall 21%

    Schlumberger (SLB) is scheduled to report its first-quarter earnings on April 18. Analysts’ consensus EPS estimate is $0.3 per share.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    Weatherford International’s Value Drivers in 2Q17

    Revenues from Weatherford International’s (WFT) Latin American region fell the most by 18.5% from 2Q16 to 2Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Analyzing Halliburton’s Q4 Earnings

    Halliburton reported its fourth-quarter results on January 22. The company’s EPS fell to $0.41 from $0.53 per share in the fourth quarter of 2017.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Consumer

    Helmerich & Payne’s Q1 Results and 2019 Outlook

    Helmerich & Payne reported its first-quarter results on January 29. The company reported an EPS of $0.17 for the quarter ending December 31.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Basic Materials

    How Schlumberger Reacted to Crude Oil’s Moves Last Week

    In the week ending July 27, Schlumberger’s (SLB) correlation with crude oil was 0.48.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    A quick snapshot of Schlumberger

    Schlumberger, a Houston-based energy company, provides technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to oil and gas exploration and production companies.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Oil-Focused ETF Slides with Falling Inflation

    With a 3.3% drop in energy prices, the producer price index is declining while energy-based stocks are falling. August’s PPI for final demand remains unchanged compared to 0.2% in July.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Consumer

    Wall Street’s Targets for SLB, HAL, KEG, NBR, and CLB

    In this article, we’ll look at Wall Street’s targets for the OFS stocks that had the highest net debt-to-equity ratios in the first quarter.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Why did Highbridge Capital buy Tempur Sealy International?

    Highbridge Capital Management, LLC is a multi-strategy alternative investment management firm founded by Glenn Russell Dubin and Henry Swieca in 1992. In late 2004, J.P. Morgan Asset Management purchased a majority interest in Highbridge, creating one of the first and most significant strategic alliances in the hedge fund industry. In July 2009, J.P. Morgan Asset […]

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///Net Income
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Finding Trends in Oilfield Services Companies’ Net Incomes

    Many oilfield equipment and services (or OFS) companies witnessed stupendous rises in their net incomes from 2009 to 2014.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    A Look at Schlumberger’s 1-Week Returns on March 2

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) one-week returns were -1.5% through March 2. Since February 23, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) fell 2.7%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Helmerick & Payne: Analysts See 22% Upside Potential

    The mean target price for Helmerich & Payne is $70.7, which implies an upside potential of ~22% from its current price.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Expect from Baker Hughes’s 1Q17 Earnings

    In 1Q17, analysts expect an adjusted loss of ~$0.19 per share for Baker Hughes (BHI), which is a 38% improvement over its adjusted loss of $0.30 per share in 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: An overview of Baker Hughes

    Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) is based in Texas. It’s an energy company that operates in the oil and gas equipment and services industry. As of December 31, 2013, BHI operated in more than 80 countries.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Is Schlumberger’s Stock Price Showing Weakness?

    On February 23, 2018, Schlumberger was trading at $66.50, which is ~17% lower than its price a year ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    How Schlumberger Stock Has Performed in the Past Year

    In this series, we will look at investors’ short interest in Schlumberger and SLB’s implied volatility.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///International Rev and Rig Count
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Much Will the International Rig Count Affect SPN’s Revenues in 4Q16?

    In 3Q16, Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) revenue share generated outside the US fell to 25% of its total revenues, as compared to 27% in 2Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///NG rigs
    Energy & Utilities

    OPEC Could Pressure US Natural Gas Prices in 2018

    US natural gas rigs rose 35% in the last 12 months, while US natural gas prices (UNG) fell 20% during this period.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///Correlation
    Consumer

    What Are Large Oilfield Companies’ Correlations with Crude Oil?

    The correlation coefficient between Schlumberger’s stock price and crude oil prices from January 11, 2017, to January 11, 2018, was 0.47.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///EPS
    Basic Materials

    What Analysts Expect from Flotek Industries’ 3Q17 Earnings

    In 3Q17, analysts expect Flotek Industries (FTK) to report adjusted earnings per share of $0.02. Wall Street expects FTK’s revenues to rise 1% over 2Q17 to $86.2 million.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Short Interest in SLB, HAL, WFT, and NOV after 2Q17

    The short interest in Schlumberger (SLB), as a percentage of its float, is 1.5% as of August 7, 2017—compared to 1.6% as of June 30, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Net debt
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Deeply Leveraged Are Oilfield Services Companies?

    From 2009 to 2015, Halliburton’s (HAL) net debt swelled 340%. By September 30, 2016, HAL’s net debt rose 71% compared to December 31, 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Basic Materials

    What Are Schlumberger’s SPM Project Plans?

    In the past one year, SLB has performed nearly in line with the industry ETF and has hugely underperformed the broader market index.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Earnings Report

    Why Did Weatherford International’s Stock Price Jump?

    Over the past one year, Weatherford International’s stock has fallen 18% as of February 1.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • Energy & Utilities

    Horizontal rig count on top again in the US

    Horizontal wells increase the length of the well that’s exposed to the reservoir. This increases production. In vertical drilling, a well goes straight down until it reaches the formation.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How the US Rig Count Affected SLB, HAL, and BHI in 1Q17

    In the past year, Schlumberger’s (SLB) North America revenues declined 14%. In 1Q17, SLB’s revenues from North America totaled 28% of its total revenues.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Why Did Baker Hughes’s 4Q17 Earnings Beat Estimates?

    Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), released its 4Q17 and 2017 financial results on January 24, 2018. The company recorded total revenue of $5.8 billion in 4Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SLB Rig Map
    Energy & Utilities

    A quick overview of oil and gas field services biz Schlumberger

    Schlumberger Limited is a Houston-based energy company. It provides technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to oil and gas exploration and production (or E&P) companies around the world.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Halliburton Has Underperformed Its Peers in 2018—What’s Ahead?

    Halliburton (HAL) stock has fallen ~18% in 2018, underperforming its sector peers. HAL stock fell significantly after its Q2 earnings.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Upstream Operators’ Capex Could Affect NOV’s Margin in 2017

    From 4Q15 to 4Q16, National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) EBITDA margin crashed, dropping from 6.8% to -45.3% during this period.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Halliburton Recorded Strong Revenue Growth in 2017

    Halliburton (HAL) registered the highest revenue growth in our group. Halliburton’s 2017 revenues increased 29.8% to $20.62 billion.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    The major factors for oilfield service names like Halliburton

    Oilfield service (or OFS) companies provide services such as drilling and completing wells, evaluating oil and gas reserves, maintaining wells, and offering other related goods and services.

    By Ingrid Pan
  • Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: US energy sub-sectors during the global energy decline

    There’s only one sector that didn’t decrease—master limited partnerships (or MLPs). MLPs are special corporate structures that pay most of their earnings as distributions to unit holders. MLPs usually have steady growth.

    By Manas Chowgule, CFA
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    Basic Materials

    TechnipFMC’s Q2 2018 Earnings Missed the Estimates

    TechnipFMC (FTI) released its second-quarter financial results on July 25 after the market closed. The company recorded operating revenues of $2.96 billion.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What Does Basic Energy Services’ Historical Valuation Suggest?

    On March 31, 2017, Basic Energy Services’ (BAS) stock price had fallen 6% from December 30, 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    US Oil Production Growth Might Slow Faster than Expected

    The oil rig count could keep rising until at least March. By the second quarter, US crude oil production growth might slow down.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Expect from WFT’s 3Q16 Earnings?

    In 3Q16, analysts expect a $0.25 adjusted loss per share for Weatherford International (WFT).

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Schlumberger and Halliburton Compared to the Industry

    By market capitalization, Schlumberger is the largest OFS company. Schlumberger’s stock price has declined 4% since May 3, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will Rig Count Affect HP’s International Revenues in Fiscal 4Q16?

    Helmerich & Payne’s (HP) international revenues decreased to 13% of its total revenues in fiscal 3Q16, compared to 17% in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Weatherford International: Will US Rig Counts Affect the Stock?

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) revenue share from North America rose in 3Q16 over 2Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Schlumberger Receives Contract from BP

    On March 21, 2017, Schlumberger (SLB) announced that BP (BP) awarded SLB’s OneSubSea an engineering, procurement, and construction (or EPC) contract.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weatherford International Issues Stocks Again

    On November 16, Weatherford International (WFT), an oilfield equipment and services company, disclosed that it issued 84.5 million ordinary stocks.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Must-know: The oilfield services industry’s outlook in 2014

    What have the Big Three oilfield service companies been saying about the outlook for 2014? The global economy is expected to continue to improve.

    By Ingrid Pan
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Earnings Report

    What Challenges Does Baker Hughes Face?

    Baker Hughes (BHI) released its financial information for 1Q17 on April 25, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Historical Multiples
    Miscellaneous

    What Nabors Industries’ Historical Valuation Suggests

    On March 31, 2017, Nabors Industries (NBR) stock was 20.0% lower than it was on December 30, 2016. In 1Q17, NBR’s adjusted earnings were negative.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SLB Cover page
    Energy & Utilities

    How Schlumberger Did Last Week

    In this series, we’ll look at Schlumberger and its correlation with crude oil.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Segment Rev
    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Schlumberger’s Growth Drivers in 1Q17

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) Drilling segment witnessed the highest revenue fall of 20% in 1Q17—compared to 1Q16. Its Production segment fell ~8%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • Energy & Utilities

    Key highlights: Schlumberger drilling group’s 3Q14 performance

    Revenues increased primarily on account of higher offshore activity in Mexico, Russia, and North America. Rig revenue from Saxon also attributed to the growth.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US leads oil production growth, but rig count advantage shrinks

    US rig count comes down In this series, we’ve been discussing oil rigs and crude oil prices in the US. In this part of the series, we’ll talk about global rig count and global crude oil production. US versus world rig count According to Baker Hughes’ estimates, the US rig count currently exceeds the total […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will Strategic Alternatives Shape Flotek Industries in 2017?

    The Energy Chemistry Technology segment accounted for 76% of Flotek Industries’ revenues in 1Q17. The segment’s revenues rose 36% in 1Q17—compared to 1Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Halliburton Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates: Here’s Why

    Halliburton released its 1Q18 financial results today. Here’s what you need to know.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    How Halliburton’s Free Cash Flow Turned Around in 2Q17

    Halliburton’s (HAL) cash from operating activities (or CFO) in 2Q17 was a huge improvement over 2Q16 as well as an increase over 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    The Effect of Rig Count on Weatherford International

    In the past year, Weatherford International’s (WFT) revenue share from North America has risen to ~38.0% compared to 37.0% in 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Miscellaneous

    Saudi Aramco Deals Could Help Schlumberger Stock

    On May 20, 2017, Schlumberger signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s the Short Interest in Large OFS Companies on July 6?

    Short interest in Schlumberger (SLB) as a percentage of its float is 1.2% as of July 6, 2017, compared to 1.2% as of March 31, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Could Drive Schlumberger’s Performance in 1Q17 and Beyond?

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) Drilling segment witnessed the highest revenue fall of 32% in 4Q16 compared to 3Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How Do Large OFS Companies’ Valuations Stack Up?

    Schlumberger’s enterprise value (or EV) when scaled by trailing-12-month (or TTM) adjusted EBITDA is lower than the peer average in our group here.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Revennue Change
    Basic Materials

    Schlumberger’s Earnings Drivers in 2Q17

    Schlumberger’s revenues from North America staged a noteworthy recovery, rising 27% from 2Q16 to 2Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Comparing Baker Hughes and its peers

    In 2014, Baker Hughes (BHI) outperformed the industry and broader market for most of the year. However, it’s currently underperforming the broader market index and its peers.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    A Look at Flotek Industries’ Debt Position in 2Q17

    In 2Q17, Flotek Industries’ (FTK) total debt fell ~34% compared to 2Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why It’s Important to Keep an Eye on India’s CPI Inflation

    Though India’s CPI inflation has come down, certain risk factors could cause it to rise again.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Stock Price and Outlook
    Earnings Report

    Diving Deep into Schlumberger’s Management’s Views on 2017

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) management expects its capital spending in the North American onshore market to improve in 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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