Track the companies that matter to you. It's FREE! Click one of these fan favorites to get started: Apple; Google; Ford.



Offshore 2013: Gulf of Mexico vs. North Sea

It appears that deepwater markets in the Gulf of Mexico and the North Sea are just beginning their production ascents. Recent reports hint at record spending growth in the North Sea, and fundamentals in the Gulf of Mexico have eclipsed their pre-Macondo levels. It appears energy bulls better learn to swim because these are the new frontiers. In order to capitalize on this spending while eliminating some of the risk incurred by the exploration and production companies, the drillers that Motley Fool energy analysts Taylor Muckerman and Joel South discuss below could be great ways to invest in this potential earnings tidal wave.

One of the Motley Fool's top picks in the offshore arena is Seadrill
If you're an energy investor looking for exciting opportunities, then you should look into one of the more intriguing plays in the space: Seadrill. To learn more about the strengths and weaknesses of this company, as well as what to expect from Seadrill going forward, be sure to check out this brand-new premium report put together by one of our top Stock Advisor analysts. Click here to get started.

Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (3)

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.

Compare Brokers

Fool Disclosure

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2288026, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 5/3/2016 1:16:18 AM

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...

Taylor Muckerman

Taylor is an Associate GM in our Fool International operations. Prior to that he covered all things Energy + Materials as an analyst. Over the years, he has built an investing skill set to rely on when evaluating companies inside and out. While at the Fool, he has made appearances on CNBC and Fox Business. In addition, he completed his MBA at the University of Maryland and will sit for the Level II CFA Exam.

Today's Market

updated 4 hours ago Sponsored by:
DOW 17,891.16 117.52 0.66%
S&P 500 2,081.43 16.13 0.78%
NASD 4,817.59 42.24 0.88%

Create My Watchlist

Go to My Watchlist

You don't seem to be following any stocks yet!

Better investing starts with a watchlist. Now you can create a personalized watchlist and get immediate access to the personalized information you need to make successful investing decisions.

Data delayed up to 5 minutes

Related Tickers

5/2/2016 4:01 PM
SDRL $4.55 Down -0.23 -4.81%
Seadrill CAPS Rating: ****
ESV $11.68 Down -0.28 -2.34%
Ensco CAPS Rating: ***
HERO $2.06 Down -0.02 -0.96%
Hercules Offshore,… CAPS Rating: **
RIG $11.01 Down -0.07 -0.63%
Transocean CAPS Rating: ***
SU $28.37 Down -1.00 -3.40%
Suncor Energy, Inc… CAPS Rating: ****