Are ExxonMobil's Reduced Capital Expenditures Cause for Concern?
ExxonMobil, like Chevron and Royal Dutch Shell, will cut spending in 2014 after spending heavily over the past few years. That will make it tough to reverse last year's decline in production.
ExxonMobil is Actually Performing Much Better Than You Think
On the surface, ExxonMobil's declining profits look bad, but a deeper analysis of key metrics to energy companies implies ExxonMobil is still atop its industry.
Keystone XL Isn't Quite as Important Any More
Would someone please make a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline!
Big Oil Is Leaving the North Sea
As costs rise, Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, and Talisman Energy are leaving the North Sea, freeing up cash for investment elsewhere.
Demand for LNG Is Surging: Here's How You Should Play This Trend
Demand for LNG is rising faster than supply, and Golar LNG and Teekay LNG appear to be the best companies to play this trend.
How ExxonMobil Corp. Could Be Affected by Russia's Move Into Ukraine
We have little way of knowing whether Vladimir Putin is thinking better of his incursion into Russia's neighbor, Ukraine. Nevertheless, it's wise to recognize the potential impact of his encroachment on the world's biggest publicly traded oil company.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Chevron Should Be Slightly Scared of Argentina's Shale
Now that Argentina has "adequately compensated" Spanish company Repsol for its controlling stake in YPF, Shell and Chevron might want to tread lightly in the worlds third-largest shale reserves.
Will Chevron Sell its U.S. Midstream Business?
Chevron's rumored sale of its U.S. midstream assets signals the company's desire to focus on exploration and production over the long term.
Could Israel Really Be the Next Energy Superpower?
Despite what some may think, Israel will not become a global superpower in the energy industry.