Archive for January, 2018


Wrap – Week Ended 01/19/18

. . The ZLT was down 2.5% on the week and is up 2.5% on the year.  There were several trades in the ZLT last week. Cash and cash equivalents at ~ 20% of the portfolio.  The Blotter is updated. Questions and comments under The Wrap will be addressed in the Monday post. 


Friday Morning – Oil Review, Natural Gas Review, SLB, IEA, NINE

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Expected group pause remains in place as Street estimates for oil and the oily names continue to rise in front of the bulk of the 2018 budget announcements.  In today's post please find the natural gas inventory report review (the withdrawal was below consensus and our expectations for the week […]


Thursday Morning – Dualing Inventory Reports

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Group still likely needs a pause until more news flow reveals more capital program details. In today's post please find the natural gas inventory preview, the oil inventory preview (API was benign after yesterday's close), comments on the OPEC Monthly, the weekly Bakken group multiples update, and many other odds and […]


Wednesday Morning – Wattenberg Players and Another IPO

. . Market Sentiment Watch: As noted yesterday, group is likely over due for a bit of a pause and crude has some near term headwinds that make further price appreciation unwarranted and probably unlikely. Current crude prices are more than fine for the ZLT (both Upstream and Service). In today's post please find comments […]


Tuesday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Energy group probably watching oil a bit too much and in need of a rest.  Expect news flow to pick up very soon. In today's post please find the updated ZLT Positions graphs (we added an 18th name to the portfolio last week while holding cash to just over 20% of […]

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