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Energy Stocks to Watch

Company Name
Ticker
Price
52-Week Low
52-Week High
P/E
NextEra Energy NEE $145.49 $110.49 $145.58 17.73
Exelon EXC $37.68 $29.82 $37.76 17.89
NiSource NI $26.51 $21.17 $26.56 24.04
Atmos Energy ATO $86.77 $68.51 $87.09 23.96
Fortis FTS $35.77 $29.14 $35.87 23.36
CPFL Energia CPL $17.03 $13.27 $17.13 31.41
Tesoro Corp TSO $97.79 $72.78 $98.69 16.36
Great Plains Energy GXP $30.42 $25.85 $30.64 22.80

Source: CME



Inventory Data: The U.S. Energy Information Administration publishes weekly inventory numbers for oil and natural gas. An in-depth view can be found here. Source: U.S. EIA





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Spot propylene ups and downs

The US propylene market is looking bearish for the second half of 2017 as a major capacity addition in the US Gulf Coast is expected to further lengthen supply and lead to more exports, which have already been on the rise.
From January to April, the most recent month for which […]

Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source Platts Energy

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Houston Chronicle

Oil has been on a rebound since hitting its low point for the year in June as rising demand for gasoline during the summer driving season is helping push stockpiles lower. […] prices have been stuck below $50 a barrel in New York since May amid lingering concerns that […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Houston Chronicle

As drilling rigs rush into the Permian Basin, oil field workers have offered drug-testing specialists cash to dodge drug tests. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Houston Chronicle

Wisconsin’s Badger Mining Corp. said it plans to build a sand mine in West Texas’ Permian Basin to help fuel the demand for sand to frack oil wells.As the Permian continues to boom far more than anywhere else in the world, more companies are continuing to build nearby sand mines […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Houston Chronicle

A $27 billion energy project in Canada just became the latest casualty of a worldwide glut of natural gas. […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Rigzone

Russia warns it was edging closer to retaliation against Washington after the House of Representatives backed new US sanctions on Moscow. […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Rigzone

Saudi Aramco will complete the first phase of an expansion of the main gas pipeline across Saudi Arabia by the end of this year. […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Rigzone

The United Arab Emirates will import the country’s first oil cargo from the United States, two sources familiar with the matter say. […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Rigzone

Prelude, the world’s largest floating LNG vessel, has arrived in Australia.
Shell, the developer and operator, has sounded the trumpets and declared it “a new era for the LNG industry.” Indeed, it may be, but this is a very expensive way to produce LNG and one that is operationally unproven.
The world’s […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Platts Energy

A surge in Libyan oil exports — production has increased sharply in the past few months, jumping to four-year highs of over 1 million b/d this month — is seeing more and more oil tankers travel to and from the North African country’s key oil terminals, increasing tanker activity and […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Platts Energy

While Mozambique makes progress on LNG — at least of the floating variety — Tanzania’s gas ambitions received a blow in early July when the government decided to force all existing upstream investors to renegotiate the terms of their contracts and concessions.
The Natural Wealth and Resources and the Natural […]

Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Source Platts Energy

Noble Group has agreed to sell its North American gas and power business
to Mercuria… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

Canada’s Valeura Energy encountered “encouraging” natural gas shows with
its first deep exploration well onshore… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., or Japex, would consider procuring LNG
through spot or mid- to… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

Total Gas & Power North America has told a US appeals court that its
legal… […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

China’s import of US crude oil crossed 1 million mt for the first time
in… […]

Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source Platts Oil

The US Treasury Department sanctioned 13 Venezuelan government officials
Wednesday, including officials with state oil… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Platts Oil

The front-month Med/North gasoline differential edged to a four-month
high Tuesday as the Eurobob gasoline… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Platts Oil

Indonesian state-owned Pertamina’s Balongan refinery in West Java has
become its first to produce Euro… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Platts Oil

Is BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Stock Poised to Double?

Many feel that they’ve missed the rally in BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY). Coming into June, BBRY stock was already up more than 50%, trading north of $11 per share. Citron Research, generally known for its short-selling savviness, starting touting the bullish rhetoric. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Q2 Earnings Will Be Electric

Will Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) beat the Street, or will it leave momentum-seeking traders at the altar once more tonight when it announces second-quarter earnings? On the bottom line, analysts expect Advanced Micro Devices to break even. In the same quarter last year, the company lost 5 […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Trump goes on wild riff to Boy Scouts about a real estate developer and a party with 'the hottest people in New York'

During his most free-wheeling speech in months to the Boy Scouts of America’s National… […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Sheryl Sandberg says a simple question from Mark Zuckerberg helps keep meetings on track at Facebook

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s day is always jam-packed with meetings. But, as anyone who’s… […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

White House leakers are senior people, says Scaramucci

Newly-appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said Wednesday evening he knows who is leaking information and will do whatever it takes to stop it. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Watch NASA test the monster engine that will launch the most powerful rocket in history

NASA’s most powerful rocket might also be the loudest. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Floyd Mayweather is reportedly considering a pre-fight move to troll Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor won’t trade physical blows until August 26th in Las Vegas… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Trump announces that Apple's top supplier, Foxconn, is building a $10 billion TV factory in Wisconsin

Foxconn, a giant manufacturer of electronics like Apple’s iPhone and Microsoft’s Xbox, said… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

UK climbs four places in EY’s Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI) […]

Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Source R.E. Focus

Even a “modest” 30 MW project could potentially generate around one third of Guernsey’s current electricity requirement. […]

Fri, Jun 09, 2017
Source R.E. Focus

New analysis by Frost & Sullivan’s Energy and Environment team finds that declining project costs are driving investment towards renewables as the industry continues to transition to more decentralised and intelligent energy systems. […]

Thu, Jun 08, 2017
Source R.E. Focus

According to the ‘Marine Energy Wales’ Stakeholder organisation, the marine renewable energy industry is bringing increased investment and jobs to the country. […]

Wed, Jun 07, 2017
Source R.E. Focus

Following sustained growth through 2010, U.S. residential electricity sales have declined in both absolute and per capita terms. Although changes in the weather are a key driver of year-over-year fluctuations, energy efficiency improvements and economic factors have contributed to the decline in per capita residential electricity sales since 2010. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source EIA

In EIA’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), total U.S. crude oil production is forecast to average 9.3 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2017, up 0.5 million b/d from 2016. In 2018, EIA expects crude oil production to reach an average of 9.9 million b/d, which would surpass the previous […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source EIA

Comparisons of January through June electricity prices over the past three years suggest a growing premium for day-ahead hourly prices in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) energy market for certain morning and evening hours relative to prices for midday hours. […]

Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Source EIA

Through the first six months of 2017, U.S. weekly ethanol production averaged 1.02 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 5% over the same period in 2016. […]

Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source EIA

Preview

New sanctions against Russia approved by the US House on Tuesday could harm German companies and hamper Berlin’s ties with Washington, German economy minister Brigitte Zypries said. Read Full Article at RT.com […]

Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source RT

Demand for oil will not shrink overnight despite governments preparing for a transition into electric cars, the CEO of Shell told CNBC on Thursday. […]

Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source CNBC

Europe’s largest oil firm Royal Dutch Shell has beaten analyst expectations, reporting profits for its second quarter that are three times larger than this time last year. […]

Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source CNBC

Asian markets were broadly higher on Thursday morning, following Wall Street and responding notably to the Federal Reserve’s announcement on Wednesday after their two-day policy meeting. […]

Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source Daily Forex

Oil prices dipped on Thursday after three days of gains, but were sitting just below 8-week highs. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source CNBC

Noble shares plummeted on Thursday after the company on Wednesday issued a profit warning and plans for asset sales. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source CNBC

CNBC’s Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day’s activity in the commodities markets. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source CNBC

Oil companies are threatened by lower cost shale and renewable options, Financial Times reports. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source CNBC

Preview

The High Court of London has bound Ukraine to pay £2.8 million ($3.6 million) to Russia as compensation for legal costs related to Kiev’s Eurobond debt, the Russian Finance Ministry announced on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source RT

Preview

Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has unveiled the global launch of a free version of its antivirus software. Read Full Article at RT.com […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source RT

CNBC’s Jackie DeAngelis reports the latest crude oil inventories from the EIA. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source CNBC

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry was tricked into talking with comedians known in Russia for targeting celebrities and politicians with audacious stunts, according to Reuters. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source CNBC

Preview

All new petrol and diesel vehicles will be banned from British roads by 2040, as the government looks to tackle UK’s high level of air pollution which reportedly could be responsible for 40,000 premature deaths a year. Read Full Article at RT.com […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source RT

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 43 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2017. Real GDP by state growth in the first quarter ranged from 3.9 percent in Texas to -4.0 percent in Nebraska. Full Text […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source BEA

FIVE years ago, Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, pledged to do “whatever it takes” to save the euro. At the time, many people were predicting that the euro zone would break up. But Mr Draghi pulled off the trick; no countries have left the single currency. Borrowing […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Economist

The US Dollar continued to edge cautiously higher as investors look to the upcoming monetary policy decision from the US Federal Reserve Bank. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Daily Forex

Oil prices remained near eight-week highs on Wednesday morning after data released on Tuesday by the American Petroleum Institute showed that U.S. crude stockpiles declined by 10.2 million barrels last week even as refineries increased output. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Daily Forex

The US Dollar Index remained close to a 13-month trough as FX traders hold onto the sceptic’s view that the Federal Reserve Bank will do little to impact the greenback’s weakened trend. […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Daily Forex

Sales of goods and services in the NAFTA trade bloc increase in July. Price inflation eases further but remains firm. Business confidence continues at solid levels. […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source World Economics

Market Growth Index recedes from June’s 28 month high. Uncertainty in India caused by new Government Sales Tax (GST) causes disruption. New employment growth at low levels. […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source World Economics

Business conditions in Brazil continue to be challenging despite wider Latin American improvements. U.S. and Canada reporting solid and stable levels of growth. Price inflation across the Americas continues to ease. […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source World Economics

The World Price Index (WPI), based on local prices for a basket of commonly bought goods & services, shows a wide range of price variation across the world. Even within the Eurozone’s common currency area, prices for basic goods vary widely when priced in Euro’s. In particular […]

Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Source World Economics

Financial markets have been defined by fading Fed rate hike bets in recent weeks. An FOMC rate decision and second-quarter US GDP data now threaten that narrative.
[…]

Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Daily FX

Real estate and rental and leasing; mining; and durable goods manufacturing were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the first quarter of 2017. According to gross domestic product (GDP) by industry statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, 13 of 22 industry groups contributed […]

Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source BEA

GOOD generals know that the next war will be fought with different weapons and tactics from the last. Similarly, financial regulators are right to worry that the next crisis may not resemble the credit crunch of 2007-08.The last crisis arose from the interaction between the market for mortgage-backed securities and […]

Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source Economist

IN MOST four-decade-old firms run by greying co-founders, investors would have long since demanded clarity on succession. But private equity works differently: the industry has been dominated by its pioneers ever since its origins in the 1970s. So an announcement on July 17th about its future leadership by KKR, one […]

Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source Economist

Striking a co-operative noteTHE most recent time Moses Kibet Biegon needed a quick loan was when his roof blew away. He got one from the Imarisha Savings and Credit Co-operative, in Kericho in western Kenya. Imarisha channels the savings of its 57,000 members into loans for school fees, business projects […]

Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source Economist

Financial markets reacted to shifting Fed and BOC policy prospects in explosive fashion last week. It is now up to the ECB and the BOJ to stoke further volatility.
[…]

Sat, Jul 15, 2017
Source Daily FX

Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $373.4 billion in 2016. Spending was down 15 percent from $439.6 billion in 2015, but was above the annual average of $350.0 billion for 2014-2015, and was well above the annual average of $226.0 billion for 2006-2008. […]

Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Source BEA

Financial markets will remain preoccupied with Fed policy in the week ahead as Chair Yellen testifies in Congress and key US inflation data is released.
[…]

Sat, Jul 08, 2017
Source Daily FX

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $46.5 billion in May, down $1.1 billion from $47.6 billion in April, revised. May exports were $192.0 billion, $0.9 billion more than April exports. May […]

Thu, Jul 06, 2017
Source BEA

After clearly the US liquidity lull to start this new week, will major event risk with direct thematic ties channel a reversal in speculative bearing and trading volatility throughout the financial system?
[…]

Sat, Jul 01, 2017
Source Daily FX

Aasta Hansteen substructure - part of the Hywind windfarm - upending

Earlier this week, it was widely reported that the world’s first floating windfarm is currently being installed off the coast of Peterhead in Scotland.
Statoil, which is developing the pilot Hywind windfarm, says the project aims to demonstrate the feasibility of future commercial, utility-scale floating windfarms.
Floating windfarms could have a number […]

Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source Carbon Brief

Michael Kors (KORS) is a leading luxury handbag and accessories maker in the United States. The company has recorded TTM (trailing-12-month) sales of $4.5 billion. Close competitor Coach (COH) has TTM sales of… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Market Realist

NEM again beat consensus earnings expectations for 2Q17, reporting adjusted EPS of $0.46 per share, compared with the analyst consensus of $0.26. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Market Realist

US-based Juniper Networks (JNPR) reported revenues of $1.3 billion in 2Q17, a rise of 7% year-over-year compared to revenues of ~$1.2 billion in 2Q16. […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Market Realist

AT&T (T), the second-biggest carrier in the United States, reported its earnings on Tuesday, July 25, beating analyst estimates. Its revenue was in line with forecasts. The company earned $3.9… […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source Market Realist

Between 2000 and 2009, oil production increased by almost 8 MMb/d, but the share produced by the top 10 producing countries remained constant at around 62%. Between 2009 and 2016, output grew by a total of 11 MMb/d, while the share produced by the top 10 increased from 61 to […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source NEB

A smart, flexible electricity grid could help the UK cut carbon more cheaply, saving up to £40bn between now and 2050.
That’s according to research by the Carbon Trust and Imperial College London, which was commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It is part of the […]

Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Carbon Brief

What are El Niños? Infographic by Rosamund Pearce for Carbon Brief.

The El Niño event of 2015-16 was one of the strongest on record, bringing flooding to much of South America, southern US and East Africa, and severe drought to Australia and southeast Asia.
Now a new study, published in Nature Climate Change, suggests that similar “extreme” El Niño events could become […]

Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Source Carbon Brief

The first half of 2017 has seen record low sea ice extents at both poles and near-record global average temperatures – despite the absence of a temperature-boosting El Niño event.
In our half-year report, Carbon Brief reviews the state of the climate for 2017 so far and looks ahead at […]

Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Carbon Brief

Canada has always been a net natural gas exporter, with nearly all exports going via pipeline to the U.S. However, U.S. demand for Canadian gas has decreased in recent years due to increases in U.S. production. LNG would create additional export opportunities for Canadian gas. […]

Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source NEB

Canada has exported a large share of its gas production to the United States (U.S.) for over five decades, yet Canadians have not had difficulties acquiring gas. The Canadian regulatory structure for approving gas exports and the structure of Canadian gas markets work together to keep Canadians well supplied. […]

Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source NEB

The report explores changing LNG market dynamics, including lower prices and fierce competition. […]

Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source NEB