• 3 minutes Nucelar Deal Is Dead? Iran Distances Itself Further From ND, Alarming Russia And France
  • 5 minutes Don Jr. Tweets name Ukraine Whistleblower, Eric Ciaramella. Worked for CIA during Obama Administration, Hold over to Trump National Security Counsel under Gen McCallister, more . . . .
  • 9 minutes Shale pioneer Chesepeak will file bankruptcy soon. FINALLY ! The consolidation begins
  • 12 minutes China's Blueprint For Global Power
  • 6 mins Pioneer's Sheffield in Doghouse. Oil upset his bragging about Shale hurt prices. Now on campaign to lower expectations, prop up price.
  • 1 hour Tesla Launches Faster Third Generation Supercharger
  • 19 mins Passerby doused with flammable liquid and set on fire by peaceful protesters
  • 8 hours Who writes this stuff? "Crude Prices Swing Between Gains, Losses"
  • 10 hours EU has already lost the Trump vs. EU Trade War
  • 8 hours China's Renewables Boom Hits the Wall
  • 6 hours Climate Change Consensus Shifts in Wind, But Gas Is Still the Right Move
  • 13 hours Atty General Barr likely subpeona so called whistleblower and "leaker" Eric Ciaramella
  • 12 hours Joe Biden, his son Hunter Biden, Ukraine Oil & Gas exploration company Burisma, and 2020 U.S. election shenanigans
  • 17 hours Iran's Master Plan?
  • 15 hours Iran Finds New Oil Field With Over 50 Billion Barrels: Rouhani
  • 11 hours Does .001 of Atmosphere Control Earth's Climate?!

Breaking News:

Oil Rebounds On Surprise Crude Draw

One Of The Best-Positioned Micro Caps In The Market

With oil continuing its steep decline and now breaking through the psychologically important low from the depths of the recession in 2009, the qualities that investors should look for in an energy company have changed somewhat.

A conservative approach to expansion, which was punished in the recent past, is now looking like a smart move. Stock in companies with untapped reserves have been hit as oil has fallen, for sure, but some are beginning to buck the trend of oil’s collapse and level out, or even in some cases recover slightly. Synergy Resources (SYRG), a small, Colorado based exploration and production company would be a case in point.

The above chart offers a comparison between SYRG (the blue mountain chart) and the oil ETF OIL (the purple line). As you can see, while oil’s decline has continued, SYRG seems to have bottomed out. Relative strength such as that in a weak market is notable and justifies further investigation.

Synergy is focused on Colorado, specifically the Wattenberg field in the Denver-Julesburg basin, which brings some risk with it. The area is somewhat lacking in infrastructure and pipeline capacity for example, which may explain the more cautious approach. It also involves utilizing a type of drilling that is relatively new and thus unproven. What has presumably sparked the interest of investors, however, is that the company has eschewed rapid organic growth in the last couple of years and had instead focused on…




Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News