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Two domestic exploration and production names that scream 'buy me' are Devon and Southwestern.
Vodafone and Total may not be juggernauts, but they provide robust dividends and cheap valuations.
Multinational names Total and ENI are dividend-producing, exploration-and-production companies with room to run.
There is a strong bias inside the energy sector for dividends right now.
These giant Europe-exposed names have been yanked down much too far. It's time to get in.
The Dow closes up more than 200 points on Draghi's reassurances.
The Saudis, the U.S. and other countries are ratcheting up economic and military pressure on Iran.
These two major companies have faced trouble and are trading at deep discounts.
Here are three oil companies that my Dreman-based strategy considers good contrarian investments.
Today is a good day to consider the importance of dividends and covered calls.
Some names in the sector are beginning to look cheap, but I will hold out for a lower price in crude.
If Chevron and Total pull back just a little more, they will be compelling buys.
Stick with natural gas names in which you won't feel as though the CEO is cheating you.
Here's what the proposed XL Pipeline project would and would not do.
Sometimes there's no good play, and you just have to plan your moves for when things change -- and that's what I'm doing now.
For me, the most interesting names are those unafraid to invest in natural gas production. Here's my top pick.
I haven't had much interest lately in behemoths like Exxon and Shell, but a key driver could change all that.
Demand is sinking, but prices just keep driving higher -- a trend that looks to persist for the time being.
The fact the U.S. is now a net exporter of refined oil products raises interesting questions for the oil industry.
Some politicians are linking domestic oil consumption with the power grid, but there's no connection.
I am taking a different approach, even though you may see a familiar name or two.
Two oil-production names could benefit in the event Iranian oil ceases to flow to the EU.
The stock should help keep you in the game when inflation from printing moeny heats up.
My favorite of these is the bank index, which will offer massive upside if Europe survives without massive defaults.
You can draw a line from Europe's recession to a hard year for U.S. oil stocks.
Any paper currency is inherently dangerous right now -- look to commodity producers instead.