Articles Tagged "petrobras"

To Plot Your Energy Investments, Consult the Map: James West

Oil – Understanding asset values is the name of the game for early-stage resource plays—that's how investors in the Bakken made huge returns. But with the first round of shale plays largely maturing, where are the next big opportunities for junior explorers? In many cases, abroad, says James West, publisher of The Midas Letter. In this interview with The Energy Report, West rolls out the map and shows us where juniors are headed. He also names some companies who are thriving on North American soil. If boots-on-the-ground prospecting puts a glint in your eye, read on.

Long-Term Ban for Chevron after Brazil Oil Spill Unlikely, say Industry Experts

Oil – Although Chevron was fined $28 million and had its drilling rights in Brazil suspended for the recent offshore oil spill at their Frade field, some industry experts suggest the company will be able to avoid a long-term ban.

Giant Exxon Discovery Could Change Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Outlook

Oil – Oil companies are hoping this latest major find will provide further justification for speeding up the permit issuing process for deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.