The company's rapid rise in debt may signal a trend of debt-fueled growth, which could pose serious issues down the line.
Two of Warren Buffett's investing principles suggest that ExxonMobil's possible acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum could be great for the supermajor and investors.
Although Regis likes Molycorp Inc. as an investment, industry conditions and the composition of the company's mines strongly suggest that investors should stay far away from the stock for the time being.
Diamondback Energy announced a secondary common stock offering last month, but major investors may have pushed for it because the company's impressive run is coming to an end.
The oil king possesses large quantities of natural gas and has partnered with international firms to help develop its difficult-to-exploit reserves.
The Tuscaloosa has unfavorable geological conditions compared to other shale plays, like the Bakken and Eagle Ford, questionable economic viability, and inconsistent production.
For Petrobras to enjoy continued growth, successful offshore operations are a necessity. Government interference and debt levels complicate the company's efforts to attain this success.
Chevron ended its operations in Chad due to regional instability and corporate strategy, but the company's exit creates opportunities for competitors.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation is making progress in turning the page from the Aubrey McClendon era by cutting down debt and spending more wisely.
The shale play is being heavily hyped and bet on by a number of people and companies, but how much potential does it have, and who are the major players there today?
The Houston-based company has good qualities and is on the path to correcting some shortcomings.
Increasing levels of violence, chronic instability, and government ineptitude may devastate Iraqi oil production.
The ban is significant, more for its political motivations and as a signal that Microsoft must continue to move beyond PCs.
The Chinese state energy company has established itself as a major player in the hydrocarbon-rich region.
Companies that scale back operations in Libya are cutting their exposure to unnecessary geopolitical risk.
Which companies are best positioned to capitalize on the denationalization of Mexico's oil and gas sector?
Occidental, Hess, and Chevron may all be winners, but for different reasons.
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