Barclays is warning investors to brace for another middling quarter of earnings from the biggest...

|By:, SA News Editor

Barclays is warning investors to brace for another middling quarter of earnings from the biggest energy names. The firm tabs Exxon (XOM), where a heavy schedule of planned and unplanned outages have resulted in a ~$400M opportunity cost loss, and Alon USA Energy (ALJ), hit by unplanned repairs at its Krotz Springs, La., refinery, as the biggest downside surprises.