The United States Natural Gas ETF, LPNYSEARCA
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  • Oct. 18, 2012, 12:32 PM

    Natural gas prices likely will remain range-bound at $3-$4/MMbtu until there's a structural change on the demand side, Oppenheimer's Daniel Katzenberg says. But that doesn't mean the sector will be boring, as he anticipates M&A activity will pick up, expecting attention in Bakken and Permian names such as WLL, KOG, AREX and PXD.

    | Oct. 18, 2012, 12:32 PM | 2 Comments
  • Mar. 2, 2012, 1:14 PM

    Lukoil (LUKOY.PK) walks away from a plan to make a $1.8B shale acquisition in the U.S. as sliding natural gas prices destroyed the economics of a deal. "We examined this project in detail and had to suspend its development on valuation," says CEO Leonid Fedun.

    | Mar. 2, 2012, 1:14 PM
  • Jul. 15, 2011, 10:39 AM

    BHP's (BHP -1.5%) willingness to pay a 65% premium for Petrohawk (HK +62.7%) shows that mining companies will pay top dollar for natural gas plays (UNG +2.5%), despite the stubbornly low price of the commodity itself. JPMorgan's Mark Lear says acquisition targets could include: RRC +6.6%, BEXP +6.1%, KOG +5.7%. Also surging: COG +7%, CHK +6.7%.

    | Jul. 15, 2011, 10:39 AM | 3 Comments
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