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Arjun Sreekumar

Arjun Sreekumar

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Arjun is a value-oriented investor focusing primarily on the oil and gas sector, with an emphasis on E&Ps and integrated majors. He also occasionally writes about the US housing market and China’s economy.

Recent articles

This Warren Buffett Stock Pick Is a Dividend Investor's Dream

Why Canadian energy company Suncor’s strong, stable and growing dividend makes it a compelling investment.


Hess: A Restructuring Play With Big Upside

With Hess’ transformation into a pure-play upstream company nearly complete, its future looks bright.


Why Schlumberger Is the Best Pick in Oilfield Services

Schlumberger’s world-class products and services, strong financial position, and compelling valuation make it an attractive stock.


Is Statoil a Buy Following Second-Quarter Weakness?

Despite a 3.5% decline following the release of its second-quarter earnings, Statoil doesn’t look cheap.


Which Asset Will Encana Sell Next?

Encana is reportedly exploring a sale of its Deep Panuke project offshore Canada.

After Major Slump, Is Now the Right Time to Buy These Refiners?

Why Valero and Marathon Petroleum stand out as two of the most attractive refining stocks right now.


Should Apache Give in to This Activist Hedge Fund’s Demands?

Would acting on hedge fund Jana Partners’ advice be in Apache Corporation’s best interest?


2 Stocks for Playing America's Hottest Oil Patch

Why Pioneer Natural Resources and Concho Resources have a massive opportunity in west Texas’ oil-rich Permian Basin.


Can BP Crack the Code to Success in U.S. Shale?

BP’s decision to separate its onshore U.S. shale assets into a new business should benefit the company in a number of ways.


Halliburton’s 3 Biggest Growth Opportunities

These three regions and markets will fuel Halliburton’s growth over the next few years.

The Market Shrugs Off Another Solid Quarter From Cabot Oil & Gas

Despite another solid quarterly financial performance, wide Marcellus price differentials continue to weigh on Cabot’s stock.


Despite Second-Quarter Challenges, Noble Energy’s Long-Term Prospects Remain Bright

Despite a big second-quarter earnings decline, Noble Energy’s long-term outlook remains promising.


1 Natural Gas Company With a Leg Up On Competition

Range Resources’ diverse and growing array of gas marketing options in the Marcellus shale is a major competitive advantage.


What's at Stake in Cliffs Natural Resources' Upcoming Shareholder Meeting?

The outcome of Cliffs Natural Resources’ upcoming shareholder meeting could be crucial in determining the company’s near-term fate.


Unlike Peers, Chevron Sees Big Opportunity in U.S. Shale

Why Chevron’s sizable acreage position in west Texas’ Permian Basin should help generate peer-leading growth.

As Bakken Merger Activity Heats Up, Is Oasis Petroleum Next?

With more consolidation likely in the North American oil and gas industry, Oasis Petroleum looks like a prime takeover candidate.


Are New Russia Sanctions a Threat to BP's Dividend?

Newly announced economic sanctions against Russia represent a very minimal risk.


Oil: A True Rags-to-Riches Story for This Unlikely State

How North Dakota’s booming oil industry helped reverse the state’s economic fortune.


Another Huge Gulf of Mexico Discovery for Royal Dutch Shell plc

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s latest discovery in the Gulf of Mexico’s Norphlet play looks especially promising.


Is Chesapeake Energy Making a Mistake Betting on This Marginal Play?

Chesapeake Energy’s decision to accelerate drilling in the out-of-favor Haynesville shale gas play could actually pay off in the long run.