Archive for February, 2016


Tuesday Morning – CRZO

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Naimi speaks at CeraWeek today in Houston and see al-Badri's comments below, expect volatility in oil prices as each word is parsed by the talking heads. In today's post please find comments on the CRZO quarter (nice volume based beat, in line guidance for volumes, lower capex), a wrap of yesterday's […]


Monday Morning – PDCE

. . Market Sentiment Watch: In energyland, we have the biggest week of earnings of the season on tap (see Calendar in the Stuff section) and Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi speaking in Houston at CERA on Tuesday. We expect the former to be illuminating and the latter to be avoid admitting he completely botched his move (he speaks […]


Wrap – Week Ended 02/19/16

. . The ZLT D, our primary portfolio, was off 2% last week, vs 3% and 2% retreats for the XOP and XNG respectively. It was a sloppy week of trading but we did note that positive earnings reports for non over levered names gained traction with the market which is a positive sign.  The blotter […]


Friday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: In energyland the focus remains split between fundamental data flow which is shifting in some ways in a positive fashion (albeit slowly) and OPEC player commentary which is designed to be price supportive but so far has yielded no fundamental change in output levels. In E&P land budget release is accelerating […]


Thursday Morning – Dualing Natural Gas and Oil Inventory Reports

. . Market Sentiment Watch: More eyes than usual on oil today after recent modest OPEC price support efforts and API yesterday and the market's recent realization that it has a lot of trouble bouncing in the new year without oil. In today's post please find the natural gas inventory preview, the oil inventory preview, wraps […]

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