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  • Can An Elephant Hide In Canada? Upside For Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    Tue, Aug. 12 CNQ 3 Comments

    Summary

    • Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNQ) continues to grow prudently within its heavy oil specialization.
    • Second quarter 2014 results show solid increases from first quarter 2014 and from second quarter 2013.
    • Given its prospects, the company's valuation compares favorably with its North American competitors.
    • Canadian Natural Resources Limited pays a dividend.
  • Athletic Momentum For Athlon?
       • Sat, Jun. 21 ATHL 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Instability in oil-producing countries Iraq and Libya enhance the value of U.S. oil producers.
    • The Permian play has traditionally produced from vertical wells; however, horizontal wells may access up to twelve productive zones, unique among all US producing basins.
    • Athlon fits this niche as a Permian producer whose horizontal wells have been de-risked by its vertical well drilling experience.
  • Is There Hidden Value In Keeping Up With Jones Energy?
       • Sat, Apr. 19 JONE 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Jones Energy's natural gas resources, location, and transportation access to major gas trunklines may not have received full recognition by the market.
    • The Anadarko basin is fully leased; the only entry is by expanding existing production, as Jones is, or through asset/company acquisition.
    • Only 25% of Jones Energy is public. The rest is held by private equity and management. It also has significant debt.
  • Jumping On The Hoss--Is Hornbeck Offshore Services A Buy?
    Mon, Jan. 20 HOS Comment!
  • Diamondback Energy: Coiled To Strike Or To Miss?
    Oct. 24, 2013 FANG 18 Comments
  • Oil States International: More Value In Spin-Off?
    May. 9, 2013 OIS 2 Comments
  • Trinity Industries: Still Room To Grow For Cyclical Investors
    Editors' Pick • Jan. 18, 2013 TRN 16 Comments
  • Kodiak: A Solid Bakken-Focused Oil Company
    Nov. 9, 2012 KOG 39 Comments