- Sterne Agee believes non-conventional and deepwater drilling will rise steadily during the next few years, and it encourages investors to have exposure to both trends via the highest quality names and in companies with specific catalysts.
- The firm thinks WTI crude prices will remain in a fairly stable $85-$95 range over the next two years, rig growth will rise slightly in 2014 and accelerate in 2015, and deepwater drilling visibility will remain strong for several years.
- The firm's favorites are Halliburton (HAL), Schlumberger (SLB) and Oceaneering (OII), with Tetra Technologies (TTI) the top pick among sector small caps.
Sterne Agee selects its four favorite oil services stocks: HAL, SLB, OII, TTI
Jan 11 2014, 08:25 ET