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Posts Tagged ‘Valero Energy Corp (VLO)’

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE)

Renewable Energy Group Inc (REGI), NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE): Five Best Stocks to Buy in Renewable Energy

The United States has made a big push toward renewable energy in the past 15 years. Say what you want about mandates and subsidies, but they’ve......(read more)
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Phillips 66 (PSX): The Brent-WTI Spread Is Falling; Are Refineries Overvalued?

North American midstream growth is removing transportation bottlenecks for crude oil, and North American refineries have to face the music. The construction......(read more)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), HollyFrontier Corp (HFC): Reviewing Three Oil Refining & Marketing Companies

The refining and marketing sector has been outperforming the rest of the energy sector since 2012. Stocks in this sub-sector are up strongly this year......(read more)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO), HollyFrontier Corp (HFC), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): These Three Big Refiners Seem Cheap

Recently, Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) received the U.S. FTC’s approval regarding its acquisition of BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)’s refinery in Carson,......(read more)

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Prudential Financial Inc (PRU): Here’s What This 1,335% Gainer Has Been Buying and Selling

Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “13F” filings. Their latest moves can shine a......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Time to Catch This Refiner Before It Reaches Fair Value

Oil prices have been volatile over the last year, due to which profiting from the oil sector (especially refining sector) has been quite challenging.......(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)

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Year-to-Date Results Rekindle Ethanol Optimism

It’s been a challenging stretch for the domestic ethanol industry. “One of the toughest,” according to the Wall Street Journal, “in its three-......(read more)

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Three Oil Companies Fueling Growth Prospects

The volatility of oil prices has brought a lot of uncertainty about the stable revenues for oil and gas companies. This has pushed companies to focus......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), HollyFrontier Corp (HFC), Kirby Corporation (KEX): These Three Stocks Will Continue to Surge During the Shale Revolution

Shale gas is a game changer. We are in the very early innings of this process and investors still have ample opportunity to position their portfolio to......(read more)

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Some Important Ethanol Info

The mandated blending of ethanol in motor fuel — specifically when produced from corn — is a highly controversial issue. Is it really corrosive......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Phillips 66 (PSX), Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC): The US/Mexico Energy Trade

For years we’ve been hearing about how much oil we import from foreign sources, particularly the Middle East. While it’s true that we import......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK): This Gas and Oil ETF Can Pump Up Your Portfolio

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some gas and oil stocks to your......(read more)

Phillips 66 (PSX), Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC): Refiners Still Cheap

It was a rough April for the refiners. At the beginning of the month, the EPA outlined a proposal to reduce sulfur in gasoline starting in 2017. That......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Phillips 66 (PSX): Will This Be Enough?

Last week, the difference in price between Brent, the global oil benchmark, and West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the main U.S. benchmark, collapsed to its......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Devon Energy Corp (DVN), and Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): 3 Resource Stocks With At Least 15% Upside

The basic materials sector is under-performing the overall market. As the S&P 500 rises 4.2% for the month and 15% in 2013, a number of companies......(read more)

PBF Energy Inc (PBF): Is It Time to Buy This Under-the-Radar Refiner?

I’ve been following refining outfit PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) pretty closely since its IPO in December. I’ll be very honest: I like this company......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): U.S. Still Reliant On Saudi Imports

For some three decades, Saudi Arabia and the rest of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, have wielded tremendous influence......(read more)

Gevo, Inc. (GEVO), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) & The RFS Reform Bill

The Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS, was first passed in 2005 to mandate the use of biofuels in America’s transportation sector. Despite being amended......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising

Courtesy of the shale revolution, U.S. oil production has soared in recent years, even reaching its highest level since 1998 last year. The staggering......(read more)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

ConocoPhillips (COP), Chevron Corporation (CVX), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), And Three Oil Stocks You Should Buy This Month

Crude oil production in the U.S. is rising year-over-year and reached 6 million barrels per day in 2012. It is expected to touch 8 million barrels a day......(read more)
Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC)

Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC): Can This Company Keep Its Profits Up?

On Tuesday, Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) will release its latest quarterly results. The key to making smart investment decisions on stocks reporting......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Has The Company Already Seen Its Best Days?

On Tuesday, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) will release its latest quarterly results. The key to making smart investment decisions on stocks reporting......(read more)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO), BP (BP), Valero (VLO): The Best Refiner for Growth

Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) is one of the largest independent refiners of petroleum products in the United States, and has done very well for its shareholders......(read more)
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), CSX Corporation (CSX): Will Buffett’s Big Bet on Railroads Pay off?

Since 2008, domestic crude oil production has soared. In fact, the U.S. pumped out more oil last year than it has in at least two decades. Production......(read more)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Cheap Oil May Be Here Before You Know It

Earlier this week, my Foolish colleague Tyler Crowe penned a smart piece about how “We Will Never See Cheap Oil Again.” Though I agree with......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), and Why I Am Placing Real Money on This Spinoff

My Special Situations portfolio follows corporate transactions like spin-offs, and that’s what I’m investing in now with CST Brands -WI), a spin from......(read more)
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Clean Energy Fuels Corp (CLNE): Here’s Why We’ll Never See Cheap Oil Again

Doesn’t $2.50 per gallon for gasoline sound just dandy? During the 2012 presidential race, a couple candidates used that number as a way of showing......(read more)
Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (USA) (NYSE:KOG)

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (USA) (KOG), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK): Is This the Biggest Threat to OPEC?

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, describes itself as “a permanent intergovernmental organization of 12 oil-exporting......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Phillips 66 (PSX) The U.S. Oil Import Story in 5 Charts

You can’t read the news lately without some mention of the current domestic energy boom. The U.S. is producing more oil than it has in a long time......(read more)

HollyFrontier Corp (HFC), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) and Five States With Cheap Gas

It seems lately that many Americans find themselves driving an extra mile or two in order to fill up at “the cheap gas station”. The other......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), HollyFrontier Corp (HFC): Where in the World Is Our Gasoline Disappearing to?

Despite producing more oil than we have in decades, prices at the pump aren’t budging. The culprit? We’ve been increasing the amount of our......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): US’s Energy Boom Will Not Change Anything

Despite the previous woes of the American energy industry, there is a wave of optimism around the production of domestic energy. We may have a long way......(read more)
TransCanada Corporation

TransCanada Corporation (USA) (TRP), Enbridge Inc (USA) (ENB), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Canadian Natural Resource Ltd (USA) (CNQ): Who Wins if Keystone XL Is Approved?

The debate over the controversial northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline continues to rage. On the one side are environmentalists and climate change......(read more)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): Its Not So Minor Oil Spill

In the energy industry, oil spills are more common than one might think. Though media attention tends to focus primarily on the most devastating ones,......(read more)
HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC)

HollyFrontier Corp (HFC), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Two Ways Cleaner Gasoline Will Help Refiners

Just last week the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, announced plans for cleaning up the nation’s transportation fuels. The new standards......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC): Investor’s Dilemma

Whether you are an aggressive, shoot-for-the-moon investor or a conservative coupon clipper, you are constantly faced with an oft-debated investor’s......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), BP plc (ADR) (BP), Codexis, Inc. (CDXS): Why Big Oil Is Ditching Biotechnology

Landing partners with deep pockets will be critical for many developmental stage biotechnology companies looking to take their disruptive platforms to......(read more)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC): Will Oil Continue to Rise?

During the year (so far) the price of oil rose by nearly 5%. Most of this gain was during March. Will oil prices continue to rise? How the developments......(read more)

Ford Motor Company (F), Apple Inc. (AAPL): 5 Stock Picks to Profit From What You Already Buy

Legendary investor and One Up on Wall Street author Peter Lynch had a simple piece of advice: Buy what you know. Most investors find that what they know......(read more)

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN): T. Boone Pickens’ Three Top Positions

T. Boone Pickens, an 85-year-old the founder of BP Capital, mainly invests in energy industry, mainly the oil/gas sector. His fund concentrates into several......(read more)

Chevron Corporation (CVX), Phillips 66 (PSX): U.S. Gas Prices Dip

Gasoline prices were down slightly versus the previous week in every section of the U.S. except the Midwest and the Rocky Mountains, according to data......(read more)
TransCanada Corporation (USA) (NYSE:TRP)

To Build or Not to Build Keystone XL Pipeline – TransCanada Corporation (USA) (TRP): Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Perhaps no other proposed pipeline in the history of North America has attracted the kind of opposition that the northern portion of Keystone XL has.......(read more)

Squeezed Ethanol Makers Looking Elsewhere for Profitability: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

If you were watching ethanol company stocks over the last five years, you’re probably suffering from a serious case of whiplash. They boomed with the......(read more)
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Make Money in “Strong Buy” Stocks the Easy Way: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Regions Financial Corporation (RF), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some highly rated stocks to......(read more)
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)

Today’s 3 Worst Stocks: Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) and More

Rising for a seventh straight day, the S&P 500 Index is on an absolute roll; Monday’s close brought it within a mere 10 points of all-time highs......(read more)
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

There’s Value Left in Energy, But Don’t Wait Too Long to Buy: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Chevron Corporation (CVX)

As the market continues to rise, the pure upstream oil and gas businesses must be feeling left out. Many integrated oil companies are a little neglected......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Buffett Wins Big From Railroad Crude Shipments: Enbridge Inc (USA) (ENB), Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

While the North American energy boom has boosted oil and gas production to record levels, companies have run into major difficulties with respect to transport......(read more)
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Why This Refining Stock Could See Further Gains: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), HollyFrontier Corp (HFC), Western Refining, Inc. (WNR)

The U.S. Gulf Coast is about to be inundated with oil. But not foreign oil, as was often the case in the past. I’m talking about light, sweet crude......(read more)
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

The Crack Spread Scramble: HollyFrontier Corp (HFC), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Over the past several years, advanced extraction techniques have turned the energy sector on its head. The ability to retrieve natural gas from shale......(read more)