Drilling down into two of the largest independent oil companies in America.
While their robust cash payouts look safe for now, a closer look reveals each faces potentially serious profit problems down the road.
Small-cap energy companies Bill Barrett, Baytex Energy, Pioneer Energy Services, Oasis Petroleum, and EP Energy plunged double digits this week.
Investors were in a buying mood, which sent Natural Resource Partners, Spectra Energy, Chesapeake Energy, Apache, and Calumet Specialty Products Partners up double digits last week.
The focus going forward will be on drilling premium wells.
The oil and gas producer dramatically reshaped itself over the past few years.
Alliance Holdings is in an out-of-favor sector, but that doesn't mean you should jump ship.
Coal producers Alliance Resources, Alliance Holdings GP, and Cloud Peak Energy offered optimistic outlooks for the balance of 2016.
Oil prices and some company-specific catalysts sent Chesapeake Energy, Unit, Denbury Resources, Marathon Oil, and Bill Barrett up by double digits this week.
The beaten-down coal industry picked up in a big way in July, here's what was going on.