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Posts Tagged ‘B P Plc (BP)’

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

Oil and Coal Stock Valuation: What You’re Missing

Like it or not, climate change and society’s attempts to constrain it have a growing impact on companies’ bottom lines. Nowhere is that more......(read more)
Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG)

Transocean LTD (RIG): Macondo Morass

As last week neared its conclusion, Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) CFO Esa Ikaheimonen stood before analysts at Barclay’s CEO Energy-Power Conference......(read more)
Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA)

Why Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co. (ADR) (SHI) Deal Bodes Well for Apache Corporation (APA)

Last Thursday, Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA), the Houston-based oil and gas company, announced that it will sell a third of its Egyptian oil and gas......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS-A), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Who’s Going ‘Back to Petroleum’?

Back in April, BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) announced that it was putting its U.S. wind power assets up for sale, in an effort to focus on its more profitable......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), BP plc (ADR) (BP), Chevron Corporation (CVX): Are Reduced Share Repurchases Reason to Sell This Oil Major?

Share buybacks are one of the main way’s management teams return cash to shareholders. Share repurchases serve a variety of purposes. First, it&#......(read more)
Dominion Resources, Inc. (D)

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG), Dominion Resources, Inc. (D): Who Else Loves LNG?

Natural gas: We have it, and other countries want it. The Department of Energy (DOE) approved its fourth LNG export facility yesterday , paving the way......(read more)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Three Threats to ConocoPhillips (COP)’s Success

If you haven’t looked at Conocophillips (NYSE:COP), then you probably won’t recognize this energy giant. This new-and-improved Conocophillips......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): Will Big Oil Regret Abandoning Renewables?

The world of big oil is inherently conservative. After being burned by renewable investments, many companies are hesitant to make substantial investments......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A): What Makes This European Oil Major A Buy?

The European oil major, BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) released its quarterly results that were a disappointment. The company’s income dropped significantly......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): Extractives Will Soon Be Forced to Air Dirty Laundry

Shifting regulatory sands are generating tremors beneath the extractive industry’s once solid ground, and some companies are running scared. A high......(read more)
Rex W. Tillerson with gas pump

Chevron Corporation (CVX), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Why Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Makes So Much Money

Last quarter Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) made $6.9 billion. That’s more money than most of us can even fathom. What’s really incredible......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Transocean LTD (RIG): Does the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Still Haunt these Stocks?

The tragic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is now more than three years in the past. However, lingering effects still exist and are serving as anchors......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT), Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A): European Oil Stocks Are a Haven For Income Seekers

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that Big Oil is big business, and while most investors likely know the usual suspects among the U.S.-based......(read more)
Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN)

Devon Energy Corp (DVN), EOG Resources Inc (EOG): Are Big Oil’s Best Days Gone?

At times investing is like buying scotch. If you buy the cheap stuff, be prepared for a serious bout of buyer’s remorse the following day. In the......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A): Pitiful Pumps

Life isn’t always easy for the integrated major oil companies, and this past quarter was evidence of that. With foreign oil prices slipping while......(read more)
Dominion Resources, Inc. (D)

Dominion Resources, Inc. (D), NRG Energy Inc (NRG), Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT): Defense News Roundup

The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect at least, the Pentagon is one of the most “open”......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Chevron Corporation (CVX), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY): Where’s The Money?

Photo credit: Flickr/Tax Credits. The word “lobbying” makes the majority of Americans cringe, or roll their eyes, or just sadly shake their......(read more)
Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA)

Apache Corporation (APA), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Heading for an Exit as the Middle East Reaches the Boiling Point

Photo credit: Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) The price of oil has been rocketing higher in recent weeks. The most recent rise is due to the U.S. reportedly......(read more)
CNOOC Limited (ADR) (CEO)

CNOOC Limited (ADR) (CEO), PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (PTR), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Still Going Strong?

It was a dozen years ago that Jim O’Neill, the recently retired head of Goldman Sachs‘ money management arm, coined the term BRICs. It was......(read more)
Rex W. Tillerson with gas pump

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Chevron Corporation (CVX), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Emerging Tailwinds Set to Push This Oil Major Higher

The ‘king of oil,’ Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has embarked on an aggressive strategy to beef up its unconventional oil assets while......(read more)
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Near Fifty Two-Week Lows, Who’s a Buy?

If a company continues operations for more than a century, that means it has some serious staying power. Companies today that have been around for more......(read more)
Rex W. Tillerson with gas pump

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Chevron Corporation (CVX): What’s Hiding in Big Oil’s Balance Sheet?

A ratio for this, a metric for that. All told, there are hundreds of ways of multiplying or dividing a couple numbers from a company’s financial......(read more)
Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC)

Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (EROC), BP plc (ADR) (BP), Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD): Will This Energy Company Sink or Soar?

I’ve written several articles lately drilling down into Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC). It’s a very interesting company......(read more)
Rex W. Tillerson with gas pump

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): Can Shell’s New CEO Lead It to Greatness?

On July 9, Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A), the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, announced a new CEO. His name is Ben van Beurden, and he will replace......(read more)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX), Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): One Great Dividend You Can Buy Right Now

Dividend stocks are everywhere, but many just downright stink. In some cases, the business model is in serious jeopardy, or the dividend itself isn’......(read more)
Total SA (ADR) (NYSE:TOT)

TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT), BP plc (ADR) (BP): What You Need to Know About Big Oil’s Recent Quarter

Let’s face it, big oil is called that for a reason. They’re huge companies with thousands of working parts, so trying to track every single......(read more)
Rex W. Tillerson with gas pump

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): The Spark That Ignited an Oil Merger Explosion

On this day in economic and business history … On Aug. 11, 1998, BP plc (ADR)  (NYSE:BP) announced its intent to buy Amoco in a deal worth $48......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A), Chevron Corporation (CVX): Is Shell Banking Too Much on Natural Gas?

Of the large Western oil majors, perhaps no other company has as much riding on natural gas as Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A). Under the reigns......(read more)
Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC)

Apache Corporation (APA), Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (EROC), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Commodity Prices Drive This Company’s Success

Operating pipelines and processing plants make for a rather boring business. Yet these operations provide substantial income to the MLPs that typically......(read more)
Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO)

Hercules Offshore, Inc. (HERO), BP plc (ADR) (BP)- Gulf of Mexico: Turbulent Seas or Smooth Sailing?

Deepwater Horizon. Photo Credit: Flickr/DVIDSHUB The Gulf of Mexico holds one of the keys to America’s energy independence. However, with that great......(read more)
Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC)

A Look at the Numbers That Matter for Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (EROC) Partners

Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC) reported second-quarter earnings on July 31. Unfortunately, It was another fairly-disappointing quarter......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

After Earnings, Is BP plc (ADR) (BP) Finally on its Way Back to Health?

The trial of BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) and Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG), the operator and owner of the rig that tragically exploded in the Gulf of Mexico......(read more)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Total SA (ADR) (TOT): Is the Oil Market Broken?

The market is supposed to change supply to meet changes in demand, yet the oil market appears to be breaking the mold. The price of oil and the number......(read more)
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP)

Enbridge Inc (USA) (ENB): Are Canadian Oil Sands More Prone to Disastrous Spills?

A lot of people don’t look favorably on crude oil produced in Alberta’s oil sands. In addition to the fact that oil sands production spews......(read more)
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Linn Energy LLC (LINE) – Contango 101: What It Means for Your Energy Investments

Sometimes it seems like investors have a language all their own. If you ever tune in to the talking heads on some of the major business stations, they......(read more)
Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CLR)

Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD): Here’s How You Can Profit From the United States’ Oil Boom

Saudi Arabia can keep its oil, we have enough of our own. Photo Credit: Flickr/azrainman It’s an exciting time to be an energy investor. Oil production......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

Will BP plc (ADR) (BP)’s Updated Whiting Refinery Affect Crude Prices?

Since 2008, BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) has been working on a multi-billion-dollar modernization project at its Whiting refinery in Indiana, the company’......(read more)
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

A Closer Look at Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)’s Angola Asset Sale

Over the past year and a half, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has been busy selling some of its assets as the Houston-based company aims to improve......(read more)
Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EROC)

Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (EROC), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Looking for Rock-Solid Returns and Soaring Growth?

Investors face quite the dilemma when choosing which way to play the explosive growth of oil and gas production. Some choose to invest in the upside of......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP): Is the Sun Setting on Middle East Oil Production?

The energy industry and, in essence, the entire geopolitical landscape completely changed on May 26, 1908. It was on this day that George Reynolds tapped......(read more)
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

The Dawn of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD), and Other Economic Milestones

On this day in economic and business history… The company popularly known as E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) is a shortened form of “......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A), Apache Corporation (APA): Egypt’s Turmoil Could Lead to Rocky Oil Markets

There have been several reports that the recent uptick in oil prices is because of the uncertainty about the political situation in Egypt. What is confusing......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP): Caspian Gas Signals Greater Opportunity for Qatar

On June 28, the Shah Deniz gas field consortium in Azerbaijan awarded the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) the privilege of delivering the newly tapped......(read more)
Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Dividends Beat Inflation

Dividends are a proven way to beat volatility.  In up or down markets, dividends will consistently help you to grow your portfolio. Better yet, if you......(read more)
Cameron International Corporation

Cameron International Corporation (CAM), Oceaneering International (OII): Three Ideal Ways to Make a Splash in Deepwater

For much of the past century, technological advances in locating and producing oil — gas was essentially a byproduct during most of that time &#......(read more)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Chevron Corporation (CVX): Gas Stations Versus Charging Stations

Perhaps oil and gas investors who have been following the growth of the electric vehicle, or EV, space might have been a little worried that the oil and......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Bank of America Corp (BAC): Is it Time to Buy These Hated Brand Names?

Companies like Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) have built strong brand followings and created cult-like followings of customers ready to buy the next iProduct......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Eni SpA (ADR) (E): Don’t Be Fooled By The Market Hype

To improve their overall profitability, oil and gas companies are rapidly expanding in Angola. The country is ranked as the 2ndlargest crude producing......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): A Look into British Petroleum’s Future

BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) is now selling most of its assets in order to cover its liabilities from the Mexican oil spill. Fuel trading helped the company......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

Is BP plc (ADR) (BP) Destined for Greatness?

Investors love stocks that consistently beat the Street without getting ahead of their fundamentals and risking a meltdown. The best stocks offer sustainable......(read more)