Peter Horn

Peter Horn


Recent articles

Can LINN Energy Cover Its Distribution?

There's considerable concern that LINN Energy will be able to cover its distribution after the Berry deal's dilution. The high value of Berry's liquids-rich production makes that probable.

Will This Massive Oil Merger Pay Off?

Energy XXI agreed to acquire smaller rival Gulf of Mexico shelf producer EPL Oil & Gas for $2.3 billion. Operational synergies will be critical for that high price tag to work.

4 Operators With Loads of Permian Potential

The Permian has outstanding developmental potential, but operators in the region are costly. Awesome potential often comes with a staggering price tag.

Is LINN Paying Too Much For Berry?

At first blush, the increase of 1.25 to 1.68 LNCO shares per BRY share seems rich. The price is fair though, and the deal still makes sense despite the added dilution.

Shale Oil Will Soon Make the US #1 Oil Producer

Finding the next big producer in the next big play can make great returns, but don't overlook the midstream opportunities that these new production trends create.

5 Very Different Midstream MLP Opportunities

Not every MLP is run with the same philosophy. Investors can find partnerships that optimize their preference for strong yield, good growth, or a mixture of both.

Don't Let Rising Rates Eat Your Lunch

Interest rate sensitive securities, including MLPs, face significant headwinds in a rising rate environment. Look for growth to protect your portfolio.

Should You Follow Buffett Into This Energy Play?

Warren Buffett is probably the most commonly mimicked investor around. When you ride his coattails, you're best off maintaining both his long-term vision and discipline.