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Energy Stocks to Watch

Company Name
Ticker
Price
52-Week Low
52-Week High
P/E
Valero Energy Corp VLO $74.29 $51.17 $74.36 18.41
Phillips 66 PSX $89.89 $75.14 $90.10 26.88
Suncor Energy SU $34.12 $25.70 $34.37 25.97
Ultrapar Holdings UGP $24.89 $18.38 $25.09 29.74
HollyFrontier HFC $34.24 $22.63 $34.78 43.49
Andeavor ANDV $104.00 $75.11 $105.63 36.95
CPFL Energia CPL $17.35 $13.27 $17.69 36.34
Chevron CVX $117.29 $97.79 $119.00 38.04

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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Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Al Arabiya

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Houston Chronicle

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Houston Chronicle

Deepwater drilling giant Transocean said it’s retiring six of its floating rigs and losing a contract on another rig that was working in the Gulf of Mexico with a Chevron subsidiary.The moves come amid an ongoing downturn for the deepwater drilling sector that continues to struggle for the foreseeable future […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Houston Chronicle

Houston’s Phillips 66 is selling its 25 percent stake in the Bakken pipeline system, including the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, and more to its master limited partnership business for $1.7 billion.The deal is intended to give Phillips 66 more financial flexibility while making its MLP business, Phillips 66 Partners, larger […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Houston Chronicle

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Al Arabiya

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Al Arabiya

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Al Arabiya

Steelworkers from around the country descended on Washington this week to ask their legislators one thing: What’s happening with the Trump Administration’s Section 232 investigation?
As a candidate, President Donald Trump talked tough on trade and told blue collar voters that he would bring back the steel jobs that left their […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Platts Energy

The state of Nigeria’s oil refineries leaves a lot to be desired, for a nation so rich in crude oil reserves.
But with two major projects from the private sector in the pipeline, the government is finally starting to address this thorny issue.
Businessman Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has been first […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Platts Energy

Oil rose slightly after an OPEC gathering concluded with no decision on an extension or deepening of supply cuts. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Rigzone

Phillips 66 Partners LP says it would buy pipeline and other assets from parent Phillips 66 in a $2.4B deal. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Rigzone

Sri Lanka wants to build a new refinery in its southern Hambantota port. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Rigzone

Drillers cut five oil rigs in the week to Sept. 22, bringing the total count down to 744. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Rigzone

As soon as rains appear in the sky, soybean planting season will kick off in Brazil. However, the start of the 2017-18 season in the world’s largest soybean exporter — and probably the entire season — is set to be bumpy and full of uncertainties.
As of September 16, farmers were […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Platts Energy

IRRs for selected plays, September 2017

Despite devastating weather that sent energy market participants into a frenzy, the average of the 12-month forward curve for WTI remained flat month on month at $50.43/b. However, internal rates of return (IRR) increased across the board due in large part to higher natural gas liquids (NGLs) prices.
More than three […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Platts Energy

Flows of Russian natural gas via Gazprom’s Nord Stream pipeline into
northeast Germany have resumed… […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized Tres Palacios to
reduce the capacity of its… […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

Anadarko Petroleum reaffirmed its production guidance for the deepwater
Gulf of Mexico, despite production shut-ins… […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

UK NBP spot gas contracts were trading higher Thursday mid-morning on the
back of an… […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has criticized the
country’s east coast-based LNG exporters’ efforts… […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Platts Natural Gas

US President Donald Trump appears to be ready to declare Iran in
non-compliance with the… […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Platts Oil

Refinery margins in the US and Europe will remain supported by increasing
crude and decreasing… […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Platts Oil

The US will impose new sanctions designed to cut off funding for North
Korea by… […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Platts Oil

Speaking at the Platts European Refining Summit in Brussels Thursday,
European refiners were cautiously optimistic… […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Platts Oil

Tiger Woods' latest update is both promising and worrisome

It has been nearly six months since Tiger Woods underwent his fourth back surgery and his latest… […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

The Celtics nearly blew their masterful rebuild 2 years ago by making an insane trade offer to move up in a draft

If the Boston Celtics had gotten their way at the 2015 NBA Draft, they might look much different… […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Siemens to pick Alstom or Bombardier for rail talks within days - source

Siemens (SIEGn.DE) is in talks to merge its rail business with that of either Alstom (ALSO.PA) or Bombardier (BBDb.TO) and will pick a preferred partner within days for further negotiations, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. The three main rivals to CRRC – Bombardier, […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel cars

Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests. VW admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering political and consumer pressure that has […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Why you should buy a TV antenna. Yes, really.

Why you should buy a TV antenna […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

U.S.-North Korea dispute will end in war if China doesn't intervene: Ralph Peters

Retired Lt. Col. Ralph Peters discusses the most recent threat from North Korea, which on Friday said it might test a nuclear bomb over the Pacific Ocean. […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Bond prices, yen rise on North Korea concerns

U.S. Treasury and gold prices rose while the Japanese yen strengthened on Friday as a fresh exchange of barbs between North Korea and the United States fueled geopolitical concerns. North Korea said it … […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 will get an automatic transmission option

ZR1 will let you row your own, or not. […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Yahoo! Finance

Latin America developing a strong quality infrastructure for Solar PV […]

Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source R.E. Focus

New market rules which will allow large power users to directly meet their renewable power obligations through private supply contracts could lead to up to US$ 6 bn being invested in Argentina’s energy sector over the next three years, and lead to the installation of around 4 GW in new […]

Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source R.E. Focus

BNEF sees LNG demand grow to 280MMtpa this year and to 479MMtpa by 2030. However, new export projects across the U.S. and Australia could lead to supply overcapacity until 2024. […]

Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Source R.E. Focus

Governments have agreed to work together to identify and implement measures that will significantly increase the speed of geothermal energy development around the world, following a milestone meeting between public and private leaders Florence this week. Under the terms of the ‘Florence Declaration’ – an outcome of the Global Geothermal […]

Tue, Sep 12, 2017
Source R.E. Focus

To document industry changes and improve data series on petroleum product shipments, EIA’s most recent “Petroleum Supply Monthly” includes new information on petroleum coke and asphalt movements by rail within the United States and to and from Canada. Similar to EIA’s petroleum and biofuel rail movement data, the new monthly […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source EIA

Growth in global liquid fuels supply since March 2017 has been driven by increases in the production of historically higher-priced light crude oils. This growth has more than offset recent declines in the production of medium and heavy crude oils. As these production trends continue, price differences between certain crude […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source EIA

Hurricane Irma struck Florida on September 10, 2017, and knocked out power to 6.7 million electricity customers—64% of all customer accounts in the state—according to reports compiled by Florida’s Division of Emergency Management. In the week since the storm made landfall, less than 5% of Florida’s electricity customers remain without […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source EIA

Based on projections in EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017), much of the future growth in world energy consumption will occur in the nations of Asia outside of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (or non-OECD Asia). […]

Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source EIA

The US Dollar may struggle to capitalize on a hawkish Fed as other central banks including the BOE and ECB prepare to following its lead and pull back on stimulus.
[…]

Sat, Sep 23, 2017
Source Daily FX

China limits refined oil product exports to North Korea, also imposes block on textile imports. […]

Sat, Sep 23, 2017
Source CNBC

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority CEO Ricardo Ramos discusses the massive power outage in Puerto Rico following the devastation from Hurricane Maria. […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source CNBC

A federal trade agency ruled in favor of U.S. solar panel manufacturers seeking protection from imports. […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source CNBC

Puerto Rico’s governor made an official request to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for supplies, services and assistance. […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source CNBC

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Farmers in France are protesting against the country’s agricultural policy. They stopped morning traffic in Paris, holding banners such as “Macron is killing farmers.” Read Full Article at RT.com […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source RT

Preview

The first serially-produced Sibir nuclear-powered icebreaker, designed to reinforce Russia’s leadership in the Arctic, was commissioned on Friday at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg. Read Full Article at RT.com […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source RT

Preview

The CEO of JPMorgan Chase Jamie Dimon has been accused of market abuse for “spreading false and misleading information” about bitcoin. Algorithmic liquidity provider Blockswater has filed a complaint with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. Read Full Article at RT.com […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source RT

Preview

A unique pink diamond weighing 27.85 carats has been mined by Russian diamond producer Alrosa. The company’s previous largest pink diamond had a weight of just four carats. Read Full Article at RT.com […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source RT

FINANCIERS with PhDs like to remind each other to “read your Kindleberger”. The rare academic who could speak fluently to bureaucrats and normal people, Charles Kindleberger designed the Marshall Plan and wrote vast economic histories worthy of Tolstoy. “Read your Kindleberger” is just a coded way of saying “don’t forget […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Economist

It’s all a matter of degree“HERE’S what nobody is telling you: Find a husband on campus before you graduate,” wrote Susan Patton, a human-resources consultant, in 2013. In an infamous letter to the editor of Princeton’s student newspaper, Ms Patton warned female students at the university that they will “never […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Economist

A year earlier than expected, Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world’s largest, surpassed $1trn in assets on September 19th. It had gained over $100bn in the past year, thanks in large measure to the global stockmarket boom in 2017: around two-thirds of its assets are held as equities (over 1% of […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Economist

MUCH has changed since Ukraine last tapped global debt markets in 2013. The next year the “Maidan revolution” drove out the corrupt regime of Viktor Yanukovych; and Russia annexed Crimea and stoked a war in Ukraine’s east. The economy languished, with GDP contracting by 16% in 2014-15; only an IMF […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Economist

The Pound Sterling steadied on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve indicated a likely rate hike by year’s end. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Daily Forex

Sales Growth Index slows as Market growth remains strong. Price rises remain high. Employment levels remain buoyant. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source World Economics

Businesses Confidence levels remain stable. Market Growth Index continues to register improving levels of growth. Slowing price inflation trend continues. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source World Economics

Market Growth Index at 26 month high. Staffing Levels Index rises sharply. Business confidence levels remain low but positive. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source World Economics

Business confidence remains high and stable. Market growth recovery continues. Staffing levels remain weak. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source World Economics

The US Dollar was broadly higher and touched on a 2-month peak against the Japanese Yen after the Federal Reserve indicated that a December rate hike was still a possibility. […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Daily Forex

Evacuation modeling, a somewhat obscure field of research, plays a significant role in preparing for natural disasters. […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source CNBC

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 267 out of 382 metropolitan areas in 2016. Real GDP by metropolitan area growth ranged from 8.1 percent in Lake Charles, LA and Bend-Redmond, OR to -13.3 percent in Odessa, TX. Real GDP for U.S. metropolitan areas grew 1.7 percent in 2016, […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source BEA

The New Zealand Dollar, aka the Kiwi, took the lead in movements among major currency pairs after the latest New Zealand poll showed a wide lead for the ruling National Party ahead of this weekend’s general elections. […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Daily Forex

Wall Street closed at record highs once again on Tuesday, but Asian stocks haven’t followed the trend, instead remaining fairly stable, rather than heading higher. […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Daily Forex

The U.S. current-account deficit increased to $123.1 billion (preliminary) in the second quarter of 2017 from $113.5 billion (revised) in the first quarter of 2017, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit increased to 2.6 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.4 […]

Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source BEA

The BoE is yet another central bank fanning the rate speculation flames, lifting the Pound and suppressing the Dollar. Will the Fed revive the Greenback?
[…]

Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Source Daily FX

The BoE is yet another central bank fanning the rate speculation flames, lifting the Pound and suppressing the Dollar. Will the Fed revive the Greenback?
[…]

Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Source Daily FX

The BoE is yet another central bank fanning the rate speculation flames, lifting the Pound and suppressing the Dollar. Will the Fed revive the Greenback?
[…]

Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Source Daily FX

Real spending (output) on travel and tourism accelerated in the second quarter of 2017, growing at an annual rate of 4.9 percent after increasing 4.4 percent (revised) in the first quarter, according to new statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Real gross domestic product (GDP) for the nation […]

Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Source BEA

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 $43.7 billion in July, up $0.1 billion from $43.5 billion in June, revised. July exports were $194.4 billion, $0.6 billion less than June exports. July […]

Wed, Sep 06, 2017
Source BEA

UK day-ahead prices for Monday delivery rose more than 2% as supply
margins stood at… […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Platts Power

“We are in the middle of a transition. Ten years from now people won’t be having conversations about ESG as a separate discipline. ESG will be part of how one… […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Market Realist

Nike’s gross margin has deteriorated over the last five quarters. In 4Q17, its gross margin fell 180 basis points to 44.3% of sales, mostly driven by currency headwinds. […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Market Realist

Visa (V) reported total operating expenses of $5.56 billion from fiscal 1Q16 to fiscal 3Q16 and $4.57 billion from fiscal 1Q17 to fiscal 3Q17, representing a substantial fall of 18%. […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Market Realist

Dentsply Sirona (XRAY) and Zephyr Sleep Technologies have entered into a strategic partnership for the treatment of OSA (obstructive sleep apnea). […]

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source Market Realist

Two rival adverts for candidates in Germany's 2017 election

Germany goes to the polls this Sunday and current chancellor Angela Merkel is set to win a fourth term.
Merkel is likely to need one or two coalition partners from the five other parties expected to enter the Bundestag. This means the next government’s priorities will have to be negotiated post-election […]

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source Carbon Brief

A new study published in the Nature Geosciences journal this week by largely UK-based climate scientists has led to claims in the media that climate models are “wrong” and have significantly overestimated the observed warming of the planet.
Here Carbon Brief shows why such claims are a misrepresentation of the paper’s […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Carbon Brief

Over the last 30 years, the total value of Canadian exports has increased seven-fold, from $95 billion in the first quarter of 1987 to $664 billion in the first quarter of 2017. […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source NEB

Arctic sea ice has dwindled to its summer minimum for 2017, with its smallest extent for the year clocking in at 4.64m square kilometres (sq km) on 13 September.
At 1.58m sq km below the 1981-2010 average, this puts 2017 as the eight lowest summer minimum in the satellite record, according […]

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Carbon Brief

Dr Richard Millar is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Oxford Martin Net Zero Carbon Investment Initiative at the University of Oxford.
The Paris Agreement set a long-term goal of limiting global warming to “well-below” 2C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to restrict it to 1.5C.
A key question […]

Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source Carbon Brief

The retail price of gasoline is comprised of the following components: the crude oil price, the refining margin, the marketing margin, and taxes (federal, provincial or territorial, and municipal). Retail gasoline prices vary across Canada because of differences in these components. […]

Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Source NEB

Prices, Trade and Feature Articles – August 2017 Commodity Prices and June 2017 Trade Volumes […]

Fri, Sep 08, 2017
Source NEB