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Energy / Energy-General

Midweek Sector Update: Have We Reached A Bottom For Oil Prices?

Aug 11, 2015 at 13:45 | Evan Kelly

Bouncing off of four-month lows, oil prices rose a bit on August 10, as WTI tried to climb back to $45 per barrel and Brent jumped above $50. The slight…

Will A Possible Interest Rate Increase Hit Energy Markets?

Aug 11, 2015 at 11:41 | Matt Smith

Part of life is accepting your shortcomings, and trying to move beyond them. For example, I have had to come to terms with the fact I…

Tesla Still Losing Thousands Of Dollars On Every Car Sold

Aug 10, 2015 at 13:33 | ZeroHedge

Last week, following the latest abysmal (if only in GAAP terms) quarter for Tesla, we showed what we thought was without a doubt the most important…

Congress To Lift Oil Export Ban Next Month?

Aug 10, 2015 at 11:32 | Leonard Brecken

According to the CEOs of both Continental Resources (CLR) and Pioneer Resources (PXD), the ban on U.S. oil exports will most likely be lifted in September.…

The Price Of ‘C’ In China

Aug 07, 2015 at 12:59 | Henry Hewitt

Source: U.S. Department of Energy As the chart above indicates, since the end of World War II, the amount…

The Best Buys In Nanotech For Energy Investors

Aug 07, 2015 at 12:15 | Michael McDonald

Investors have to be forward looking. It’s part and parcel of the process of deploying capital to try and forecast what opportunities make the most sense…

Tech Giants Opt For Renewables On Cost, Not Just Good PR

Aug 07, 2015 at 11:58 | Michael McDonald

Recently Google announced plans to triple the amount of renewable energy that it purchases over the next decade. The announcement was interesting for two reasons…

This Week In Energy: Depressed Oil Market Still Sees Production Gains

Aug 07, 2015 at 11:06 | Evan Kelly

Second quarter earnings have largely reflected the depressed market conditions, with revenues down by significant margins across the board. From the oil majors on down to…

Top Trader Sees $500 Million Evaporate In July Thanks To Low Oil Prices

Aug 07, 2015 at 10:41 | ZeroHedge

Back in December 2014, when crude oil first crashed into a bear market and traders were desperately looking under nook and cranny for the first…

The Latest Contender For The Next Shale Boom

Aug 06, 2015 at 15:49 | Nick Cunningham

The largest natural gas producer in Africa is overhauling its laws in order to halt the decline of production, which has stagnated for more than a…

Could North America Pull Off Its Own Oil Cartel?

Aug 06, 2015 at 15:33 | Michael McDonald

As oil prices turn lower again, many companies in the oil patch face renewed danger of financial distress or even bankruptcy over the next couple of…

Even The Saudis Need To Borrow To Survive Oil Price Slump

Aug 06, 2015 at 09:52 | Charles Kennedy

The collapse in oil prices is draining the Arab Gulf countries of much needed revenue. To be sure, the major oil producers in the Persian Gulf…

Low Oil Prices Make This Stock A Good Long-Term Bet

Aug 05, 2015 at 16:35 | Michael McDonald

Things have rarely looked so bad for Fluor and the construction management services industry in general. Unlike some other firms in the industry (e.g. KBR and…

Exxon Pipelines Relieving The Pressure In Texas And Louisiana

Aug 05, 2015 at 11:02 | Charles Kennedy

ExxonMobil is building out infrastructure in and around the Gulf Coast, linking up oil and gas fields in Texas to refineries in Louisiana. The oil major…

How Russia’s Energy Giant Imploded

Aug 05, 2015 at 09:43 | Eurasianet

It was not too long ago that Gazprom, the state-controlled energy conglomerate, was one of the Kremlin’s most potent geopolitical weapons. But those days now seem…

Campaign 2016: Where Are The Candidates On Energy?

Aug 04, 2015 at 17:02 | Michael McDonald

As the U.S. Presidential campaign starts its inevitable ramp up, one issue investors should consider is each candidate’s views on energy especially since energy policy has been consistently important…

Midweek Sector Update: August Off To A Shaky Start For Oil Markets

Aug 04, 2015 at 12:09 | Evan Kelly

August started off on a dour note for crude oil, with prices tanking by around 5 percent on August 3. A slew of negative news from around the world weighed…

Carbon Tax Could Be Fossil Fuel Industry Achilles’ Heel

Aug 03, 2015 at 16:19 | Henry Hewitt

PV checks every box on the list of imperatives. It is cheap, there are no problems getting it financed (SolarCity will install panels on your roof…

EPA’s Clean Power Plan Tougher Than Expected

Aug 03, 2015 at 15:57 | Nick Cunningham

The Obama administration unveiled a much-anticipated, controversial rule on the regulation of greenhouse gases from power plants on August 3. The first-of-their-kind limits on carbon pollution…

EIA Capitulates Under Cover Of Darkness

Aug 03, 2015 at 11:17 | Leonard Brecken

Many investors know that when a company wants to mitigate media coverage of bad news, they typically release data on a Friday after the close. Well…

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