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Posts Tagged ‘Total S A (TOT)’


Billionaire Ken Fisher’s Top Stock Picks Heading Into 2019

Fisher Investments is a fee-only investment adviser that was founded by billionaire Ken Fisher in 1979. Ken Fisher followed in his father Phil’s......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A), Eni SpA (ADR) (E): 13 Billion Barrels of New Oil Plague the Petroleum Industry

Despite efforts to change the way we use energy, we still need oil. A lot of it. Fortunately, the Kashagan oilfield — the largest oil discovery......(read more)
Total Energy Services Inc. (TSX:TOT)

Total Energy Services Inc. (TOT), Precision Drilling Corp (USA) (PDS), Schlumberger Limited. (SLB): The Pill To Cure Total Energy Services Is Not Found In Canada

Looking for undiscovered and under-followed home runs in the energy sector, I have been watching Total Energy Services Inc. (TSX:TOT) since late 2012......(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), 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)
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

EOG Resources Inc (EOG), Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (USA) (KOG): Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)’s Transition from Base to Growth

Ever since spinning off its downstream business, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has been gradually turning leaner and meaner. A truly global exploration......(read more)
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

Chevron Corporation (CVX), TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): Could A U.S. Hit on Syria Propel Crude to $150?

The hour of reckoning that will bring with it a military confrontation between the U.S. and Syria’s Assad regime — and even more dauntingly......(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)
InterOil Corporation (USA) (NYSE:IOC)

InterOil Corporation (USA) (IOC): Is This Natural Gas Company Putting Its Fate in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)’s Hands?

The story of InterOil Corporation (USA) (NYSE:IOC) has unfolded similarly to a soap opera. The company has gone from a mild-mannered refining and marketing......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.B), TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT): Companies Saving Big-Time With Low Bond Rates

New U.S. dollar-denominated corporate bond issues topped $24 billion last week. Much of the new money is, or at least appears to be, headed toward redemptions......(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)

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)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Total SA (ADR) (TOT), ConocoPhillips (COP): Three Major Challenges for Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A)

Though Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A) has come a long way in improving its reputation, which was severely tarnished by the 2004 reserves overstatement......(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)
Statoil ASA (ADR) (NYSE:STO)

Why Statoil ASA(ADR) (STO) Earnings Fell

Norway’s state-owned oil giant Statoil ASA(ADR) (NYSE:STO) reported its second-quarter financial results on July 25. Let’s take a closer look......(read more)

Why Total SA (ADR) (TOT) Earnings Fell

French oil giant Total SA (ADR) (NYSE:TOT) reported second-quarter financial results on Friday. Let’s take a closer look at why its earnings slipped......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.B), Eni SpA (ADR) (E): International Oil Stocks on the Cheap

International stocks are trading at a 35% discount to U.S. stocks according to Russ Koesterich, Chief Investment Strategist for BlackRock. Dividend investors......(read more)

Why Total SA (ADR) (TOT) Earnings Aren’t Climbing With Oil Prices

Total SA (ADR) (NYSE:TOT) will release its quarterly report tomorrow, and investors have gotten a bit more upbeat about the prospects for the French oil......(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)
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)
Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)

Total SA (ADR) (TOT), Seadrill Ltd (SDRL): Big Dividends? Check. International Exposure? Check.

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some international dividend-......(read more)
TransCanada Corporation

TransCanada Corporation (USA) (TRP), Enbridge Inc (USA) (ENB): To Be Profitable, We Need More Regulation

Recently, a Canadian train carrying oil crashed in a small town and killed 50 people. This shouldn’t be a great surprise, as more oil is being transported......(read more)
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC), Chevron Corporation (CVX) – Offshore Gabon: The Next Oil Rush?

Following recent drilling successes, deepwater oil and gas prospects offshore Africa have created a big buzz in the global energy industry. A handful......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (USA) (KOG): Oil Stocks Haven’t Done Investors Any Favors in 2013

The new energy boom in the U.S. has captured the attention of the entire world, with massive new discoveries and production increases having had a sizable......(read more)
Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM)

3 Terms Solazyme Inc (SZYM) Investors Absolutely Must Know

Synthetic biology and renewable oils manufacturer Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM) announced that it successfully conducted multiple initial fermentations......(read more)
Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSE:SU)

Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU), Talisman Energy Inc. (USA) (TLM): What Does the Future Hold for Canada’s Oil Sands?

According to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, or CAPP, Canadian oil production will more than double over the next two decades, fueled......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Dutch Discount Bin: Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A)

The Dutch discount is the phenomenon of the comparatively low valuation of Netherlands traded stocks and has been around for a long time. There are a......(read more)

TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT) to Develop Oil Field Offshore Nigeria

In a bid to more aggressively boost its oil and gas production, French oil major TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TOT) announced last week that it will begin developing......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A) Looks to Change Its Strategy in Nigeria

Over the past few years, Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A) has been plagued by a couple of major operational debacles. The first is its beleaguered......(read more)
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

An LNG Milestone for Chevron Corporation (CVX) in Angola

On June 16, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)‘s Angola LNG plant, one of the largest liquefied natural gas processing facilities in Africa, shipped......(read more)
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR)

SunPower Corporation (SPWR), Yingli Green Energy Hold. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (YGE) & Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (TSL): Which of These 3 Solar Firms Is Right for You?

A rapidly growing world population coupled with increasing pollution demands something big: a green energy source that spans a hundred Olympic parks.......(read more)
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

Why Chevron Corporation (CVX) Is Preferable to Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

So, you’ve decided to reexamine your investment portfolio, with a particular eye toward updating its energy names. Amid the market’s heightened......(read more)
Noble Energy logo

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL): This Nat-Gas Bonanza Might Be Too Late to Save Cyprus

Cyprus is moving ahead with its plan to become one of Europe’s rare bright spots in a nat-gas boom that’s largely passed it by. Earlier this......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (PBR): Which Oil Stock Will Make You Really Rich?

As oil/gas reserves have been depleting with time, a large part of these reserves are now controlled by national entities. However, there is still a large......(read more)

TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT): Inexpensive Yet Overperforming

The Oil industry is booming again as WTI crude rose to a two week high in anticipation of an increase in demand for fuel due to better than expected U......(read more)

Total SA (ADR) (TOT), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): Just How Expensive Is Shale Oil?

While new technologies such as fracking and horizontal drilling are largely responsible for the boom in U.S. oil and gas production, the costs associated......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Which European Oil Major Is The Best Buy?

Big Oil is an industry with many companies to choose from. When most investors first think of buying energy stocks, the U.S-based giants usually come......(read more)
Imperial Oil Limited (USA) (NYSEAMEX:IMO)

Imperial Oil Limited (IMO), Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU): Just How Expensive Is Canadian Oil Sands Drilling?

Alberta’s oil sands, which contain vast deposits of bituminous crude oil, have attracted dozens of energy producers from around the world in search......(read more)
Statoil ASA (ADR) (NYSE:STO)

Statoil ASA (STO): This Norwegian Oil and Gas Company Is Cheap

In the search for investment opportunities in the oil and gas business, I came across Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO), the Norwegian integrated energy company.......(read more)
Noble Energy logo

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL), TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT): Riches in Israel and Cyprus & Why You Must Invest

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL), which made significant new deep-water natural gas discoveries off the coast of Israel last month, has begun to drill at......(read more)
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

Chevron Corporation (CVX): Human Energy, Consistent Returns

A trailblazer in the global energy industry, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has matched, stride by stride, the Dow Jones Industrial Average so far......(read more)
EV Energy Partners

Three Reasons to Buy EV Energy Partners, L.P. (EVEP)

Investors in oil and gas MLP EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP) have endured a very rough year. The company’s units have been cut by nearly......(read more)
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

Is Chevron Corporation (CVX) a Good Stock to Buy?

Income investors are on the hunt for stocks that provide current dividend yields that surpass the yield on the S&P 500 Index, which currently stands......(read more)

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU): Could Canada’s Oil Sands Become “Stranded Assets”?

The boom in Alberta’s oil sands was initially hailed as a hugely promising development for Canada’s economy and energy security. Recently,......(read more)

TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (TOT): An Oil Giant With a Super Dividend

TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TOT) is a large European oil company that doesn’t get as much attention from investors as US oil companies like Exxon Mobil Corporation......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Nigeria, An Unintended Casualty of the U.S. Shale Revolution

Make no mistake about it: The U.S. shale revolution has fundamentally altered the dynamics of the global oil market. Not only has it boosted U.S. crude......(read more)

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (PBR), Seadrill Ltd (SDRL), Transocean LTD (RIG): Is the Oil Business in Brazil About to Blow Up?

Activity in offshore oil drilling has been red hot lately. The U.S. government timed its most recent Gulf of Mexico auction almost perfectly, as it came......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.B), Total SA (ADR) (TOT), Eni SpA (ADR) (E) – BlackRock Sees Market Rotation: Part 1

BlackRock’s chief investment strategist believes that foreign stocks and the energy sector are both good places to look right now. To find a few......(read more)