Marathon Oil Is a Value Play

In this edition, energy analyst Joel South details his reasons why Marathon Oil (NYSE: MRO  ) is still a solid value play. On an enterprise value to barrel of proven oil reserves, the company is selling for $21 per barrel and that doesn't include Marathon's 2.6 trillion cubic feet of proven natural gas reserves. Marathon is also focusing on harvesting its oil-heavy assets by focusing its capital expenditures on production instead of exploration, leading to a 93% liquids growth rate since the third quarter of 2011. Check out the video below for more on Marathon Oil. 

If you are looking for a growth-focused energy company that could reward shareholders in the long term, Kodiak Oil & Gas is a name you need to be know about. Though, before you hitch your horse to this carriage let us help you with your due diligence. To see if Kodiak is currently a buy or sell, check out our new premium report, which comes with a year of timely updates and analysis.


Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (2)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

DocumentId: 2211105, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 4/24/2014 1:20:35 PM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...

TREND TRACKER: Get Rich When the Web Goes Dark

It's time to say "goodbye" to your Internet! One bleeding-edge technology is about to put the World Wide Web to bed. And if you act right away, it could make you wildly rich. Experts are calling it the single largest business opportunity in the history of capitalism… The Economist is calling it "transformative"... but you'll probably just call it "how I made my millions." Big money is already on the move. Don't be too late to the party – find out the 1 stock to own when the Web goes dark.


Advertisement