It pays to take advice from people who know what they're talking about.
I was already impressed with research put out by Joe Allman and his associates that clarified some conceptual errors in my valuation of Cobalt International Energy. This Mariner deal clinches it. I'm going to be paying very close attention to JPMorgan's stock picks in the realm of oil and gas exploration and production.
So what else do these folks have up their sleeve? Let's take a look at two of the firm's other big outperform calls. One may prove to be the next killer stock pick.
First up is E&P/pipeline player El Paso
Williams recently overhauled its corporate structure, transferring nearly all of its midstream (i.e. pipeline and gathering) assets to the Williams Partners
Another of JPMorgan's bright ideas in this sector is Range Resources
I like these picks, and I'm going to give both stocks a thumbs-up over in Motley Fool CAPS, where I go by the wacky moniker TMFSmashy. Follow me over there, and see what other players have to say about these potentially kinetic energy stocks.