energy

When Will Global Oil Demand Peak?

One of the biggest debates in the energy sphere right now is whether global oil demand is approaching a peak. Some commentators, like ...

This Coal Giant is Fighting Back

Environmentalists would have you believe that coal is a bad fuel option. While there's no doubt that coal is a dirty fuel, Peabody Energy...

Greater Efficiency Continues Benefitting The Entire Country

Efficiency is the goal of most companies. So why would energy companies be any different? For the last couple of years, the industry has been...

Steel's Natural Gas Boom Is Taking a Breather

The predictions that natural gas from hydraulic fracturing would bring a manufacturing renaissance to America have been manifold, and in...

Energy is General Electric's Next Great Frontier

Industrial behemoth General Electric is a company normally associated with light bulbs, appliances, and jet engines. It's one of the largest...

Why EPL Oil & Gas, Infinera, and Plug Power Are Today's 3 Best Stocks

Today marked the third-straight day that the broad-based S&P 500 sat on its hands waiting for a number of key economic reports due out...

Integrys Energy Group Inc. to Retire 112 MW of Coal Power

Integrys Energy Group  announced today that it is retiring two coal-fired power plant units totaling 112 megawatts of generating...

Why Export LNG When It's Worth Some Much More in Your Vehicle?

Today, we discuss the cost trade-off between exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) overseas, and keeping the low cost fuel at...

Another Skeleton Begins to Emerge From Hiding in Chesapeake Energy's Closet

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The legal problems of Chesapeake Energy continue to grow. Last week, Chesapeake Energy and ...

4 Companies that Want to Protect the U.S. Gas Market

U.S. natural gas drillers are chomping at the bit to get domestic natural gas into foreign markets where gas prices are higher. However, not...

Buy These Domestic Oil Services Firms

Several trends are colliding to make 2014 likely a lucrative one for investors in domestic oil services firms. First, natural gas inventories...

2 Acquisitions Boost NRG Energy, Inc.

Today NRG Energy announced two separate moves which will have a wide-ranging impact on its business operations.

The company will be ...

Why Ultra Petroleum Could Outperform in 2014

Despite the recent rally in shares of natural gas producer Ultra Petroleum , the company's stock price is still down by nearly 30% over the...

5 Warren Buffett Wisdoms on This Powerful Industry

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When Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett invests, the world watches. Such was the case with his...

2 Encouraging Signs for SandRidge Energy

Having recently sold its assets in the Gulf of Mexico, SandRidge Energy is now concentrating exclusively on its core acreage position in the...

What Would Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban Mean for Producers?

Continental Resources recently reported a 40% year-on-year slip in fourth quarter earnings. The company, which drills for oil in...

New Solar Technology Poses a Threat

The upstart Semprius is testing innovative solar panels with module efficiencies up to 35.5%, 1.65 times SunPower's 21.5% efficient X-Series...

These Utilities are Cleaning up their Acts

Carbon dioxide and global warming are big buzzwords today, and they're enough to drive a utility CEO to distraction. However, that doesn't...

How Long Can the Good Times in the Bakken Last?

Which city is the most expensive city to rent an entry level apartment in the United States? If you guessed New York City or San Francisco,...

This Colorado Oil Field Looks Like the Real Deal

Photo credit: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation 

Whiting Petroleum sees its Redtail Niobrara Prospect in Colorado as being a...

Is ExxonMobil Corporation Coming Around? 3 Reasons to Like the Stock

Over the past few years, ExxonMobil has not been the favorite of savvy investors. It has either been loved or hated. Those who like...

Do-It-Yourself Electricity Will Increase Demand for Natural Gas

Natural gas producers including Chesapeake Energy and Devon Energy could soon have a huge new market to tap: do-it-yourself electricity.

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Drilling Surges in the U.S., but the Oil Boom is Just Getting Started

 

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Last week the number of drilling rigs targeting oil in the U.S. surged to a record level according to a...

Billionaire George Soros' Top 3 Energy Stock Picks

We are in the midst of an energy revolution. 

Thanks to new applications of technologies like hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling,...