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Confident Canadian energy stock drills more wells

Oil and gas output was down for this Canadian oil and gas stock in the latest quarter. But higher oil prices pushed its cash flow up by more than 50%. And its debt is lower after the sale of some non-core properties. Enerplus Corp. is pouring its cash into more wells, with exploration and developm ...

A higher stake and lower costs in the oil sands for this Canadian producer

This major Canadian energy producer has increased its commitment to the oil sands with a big buyout of its U.S. partner. At the same time, Cenovus Energy has cut its oil sands operating costs by 30% a barrel.These developments have had immediate results in greater production and higher revenue in t ...

A higher stake and lower costs in the oil sands for this Canadian producer

This major Canadian energy producer has increased its commitment to the oil sands with a big buyout of its U.S. partner. At the same time, Cenovus Energy has cut its oil sands operating costs by 30% a barrel.These developments have had immediate results in greater production and higher revenue in t ...

Clean energy stocks: strong on emotional appeal but weak on investment strength

As with any theme investing, consider clean energy stocks very carefully before you dive in Some investors go through a phase when they know just enough about a particular investment to be a danger to themselves and others. All investments come with a mix of risk and potential reward, including cle ...

North Korea doesn’t want a war with the U.S., say these McGill profs

These are nervous times in the continuing drama between the United States-led international community and North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions have made it a serious threat to regional stability. So far, the war of words and military games appear to be no more than sabre rattling on both sides, but ...

Renewable power (wind, solar) gets 72% of energy subsidies in the U.S.

Author: Kenneth P. Green New report examines the U.S. electricity grid. Read more about Renewable power (wind, solar) gets 72% of energy subsidies in the U.S. Tags:  energy electricity hydro power solar power wind power coal-fired power nuclear power ...

Suncor Energy pumps up resources to profit from higher oil

Oil prices have moved up about 8% in the past two months to roughly $50 U.S. a barrel. The gain is largely due to OPEC’s production cuts. U.S. output of shale oil has also slowed as producers focus on their most-promising operations. One of Canada’s energy giants has increased production, while ...

Suncor Energy pumps up resources to profit from higher oil

Oil prices have moved up about 8% in the past two months to roughly $50 U.S. a barrel. The gain is largely due to OPEC’s production cuts. U.S. output of shale oil has also slowed as producers focus on their most-promising operations. One of Canada’s energy giants has increased production, while ...

Stroke of the pen risk

Legislation, regulation and litigation can literally change a company’s business overnight. The risk that a change in the rules governing an industry could impair an institution’s financial performance—more casually known as “stroke of the pen risk,”—is something that all companies are ...

Canadian oil companies: Peak oil, market cycles, and the best strategy for buying the best stocks

Canadian oil companies provide an opportunity to profit for long-term investors You can profit nicely over long periods by investing a reasonable portion of your portfolio in well-established or well-managed Canadian oil companies, especially those with high-quality reserves and rising production. ...