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Major Oil Buyers Are Quietly Prepping For A Supply Shock

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Major Oil Buyers Are Quietly Prepping For A Supply Shock

Continuing major changes in global oil flows this week. With big consumers like Indian Oil Corp and South Korean refiner SK Innovation making their first-ever purchases of U.S. crude exports. And in Iran this week, the nation saw its first crude swaps in 7 years — with shipments of oil arriving in Caspian ports from Turkmenistan, to be swapped with shipments […]

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Time Is Up For This Oil Price Rally

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Time Is Up For This Oil Price Rally

Last week, crude oil rallied the most so far this year, gaining more than 8 percent, or $4 per barrel. Oil traders are much more optimistic than they were just a month ago, and the market is on the upswing. However, the rally could run out of steam in the not-so-distant future, a familiar result […]

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What Energy Sources Power The World?

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
What Energy Sources Power The World?

There are many types of maps out there, but one of the most telling ones is a simple satellite image of the Earth at night. On these powerful images, the darkness is a blank canvas for the bright city lights that represent the vast extent of human geography. The bright spots help us understand the distribution of […]

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6 Energy Stocks To Buy On This Bounce

| July 25, 2017
6 Energy Stocks To Buy On This Bounce

The data is finally starting to side with oil bulls, creating a tradable spark across these six energy stocks Small energy stocks — services names in particular — are on the move, pushing the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (NYSEARCA:OIH) up and over its 50-day moving average for the first major upside breakout since November. This looks like […]

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The ‘Big Oil’ Lie

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
The ‘Big Oil’ Lie

Over the past several years, this false narrative that business is inherently evil has steadily crept into the social conscious. It has become commonplace, even laudable among some camps, to criticize corporate America as the antithesis of the working class. Nowhere is this animosity on display more—nor more misplaced—than towards traditional energy producers. Let’s be […]

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The Entire Oil Sector Is Screaming: ‘Buy Me!’

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Entire Oil Sector Is Screaming: ‘Buy Me!’

I don’t put much stock in news headlines (probably because I used to write them in my days as a financial journalist). So when I read lots of energy stories with a uniformly grim outlook, like… “It’s a World of Worry for Oil Companies” (Houston Chronicle). “Saudis Boxed In by Low Oil Prices” (Wall Street […]

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3 Energy ETFs To Buy On Low Oil Prices

3 Energy ETFs To Buy On Low Oil Prices

Energy ETFs can be a smart way to play rising oil prices In the event you’ve been on vacation and haven’t noticed, energy ETFs are bouncing off of oil’s recent low. But it’s not too late to buy shares, especially if you’re dollar-cost averaging. If you’re like many investors that have bought energy ETFs in […]

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5 Oil And Gas Stocks That Are Melting Down

5 Oil And Gas Stocks That Are Melting Down

An official bear market in oil could send these energy stocks lower by as much as 35% Crude oil is getting smashed lower on Tuesday, with the United States Oil Fund LP (ETF) (NYSEARCA:USO) falling to levels not seen since February 2016. In turn, numerous oil and gas stocks are getting hammered into dangerous territory. […]

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Oil Prices: What Happens Next Depends On Who You Ask

Oil Prices: What Happens Next Depends On Who You Ask

The latest selloff in oil prices have left speculators in a predicament: The fundamentals continue to look poor with unimpressive drawdowns in crude oil stocks, but there is a general consensus that the extension of the OPEC deal should push the market towards a rebalancing over the next few quarters. What that means for short-term […]

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$2.5B Bidding War Signal A Resurgence For Coal?

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
$2.5B Bidding War Signal A Resurgence For Coal?

The past year’s big run in coal prices is fading. With rates for benchmark products like Australian thermal recently sagging to $80/tonne — after a rise that took that commodity above $110/t in late 2016. But a massive M&A deal this week shows that coal is far from dead. With one of the world’s biggest […]

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