Articles Tagged "NYSE:XOM"

Oil Exploration Shifting to More Developed Countries for More Predictable Returns

Oil – The Wall Street Journal reported today that big companies are shifting towards more developed nations for their oil and gas exploration projects. For companies like Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) and Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), higher costs and tighter regulations are balanced by the benefit of political stability, according to the Journal.

Analyst Picks of the Week

Duke Energy, Exxon-Mobil, Barrick Gold, AuRico Gold and Osisko Mining were among companies chosen by analysts last week, as having the best upside potential.

Keith Schaefer Names the Last-Standing Shale Plays

Oil – Shale oil has been North America's great experiment, says Oil & Gas Investments Bulletin Editor Keith Schaefer. But in this interview with The Energy Report, he questions the experiment's success and predicts steep declines ahead, with just a few formations left to supply the market. The question is what shale play will last the longest? Read on to find out how—and when—to get positioned for the end of the shale revolution.