Hold on to your oil and gas stocks
Oil well pump in a field
Energy stocks

Hold on to your oil and gas stocks

Oil and gas stocks have done very well in the last few months. But they’ve got a long way to run yet, says Dominic Frisby.
10 Nov 2022
Why there is still life in the energy bull market
Galapagos wind turbines
Energy

Why there is still life in the energy bull market

A green power initiative on the Galapagos Islands demonstrates how the renewable energy transition will need to be supported by fossil fuels for some …
4 Nov 2022
Fuel prices could rise again as Opec cuts production
Petrol pumps
Oil

Fuel prices could rise again as Opec cuts production

Major oil-producing countries have decided to cut oil production by two million barrels per day – could this mean higher fuel prices?
7 Oct 2022
The best way to invest in oil and gas
Oilrig worker
Oil

The best way to invest in oil and gas

The bull market in fossil fuels and wider commodities has paused. But there is still plenty of scope for investors to profit, says Merryn Somerset Web…
13 Sep 2022
Is Gulf Keystone Petroleum’s 20% yield worth chasing?
Oil
Stockmarkets

Is Gulf Keystone Petroleum’s 20% yield worth chasing?

The Gulf Keystone Petroleum share price has some attractive qualities, but investors need to tread carefully.
2 Sep 2022
John Wood Group: needs polish, but has plenty of potential
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John Wood Group: needs polish, but has plenty of potential

Oilfield engineer John Wood’s share price has underperformed, its prospects are solid and it looks too cheap
4 Aug 2022
Five London-listed stocks to play the coming oil shortage
Energy stocks

Five London-listed stocks to play the coming oil shortage

After peaking in June, the oil price has fallen back and oil companies have fallen out of favour with investors. But with supply predicted to outstrip…
15 Jul 2022
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Why petrol prices are higher than in 2008, despite lower oil prices now
Inflation

Why petrol prices are higher than in 2008, despite lower oil prices now

The price of petrol is at an all-time high. Yet despite oil prices being higher in 2008, petrol was cheaper back then. Saloni Sardana explains why.
30 Jun 2022
Oil shortage starts to curb demand
Oil

Oil shortage starts to curb demand

The price of Brent crude oil is up by 475% since its March 2020 low. And when oil prices rise, people start to reduce consumption, leading to increas…
30 Jun 2022
Get ready for the coming oil glut
Oil

Get ready for the coming oil glut

Investors are assuming that energy prices will stay high. History suggests the opposite, says Max King
20 Jun 2022
As oil prices surge, should you buy BP shares?
Energy stocks

As oil prices surge, should you buy BP shares?

The imbalance between supply and demand has sent the oil price surging, bringing bumper profits to oil giant BP. Rupert Hargreaves looks at the numbe…
14 Jun 2022
How to profit from high oil prices
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How to profit from high oil prices

The price of oil looks set to remain high for the foreseeable future - and could yet go a lot higher as demand outstrips supply. Rupert Hargreaves pic…
10 Jun 2022
Oil price keeps rising despite Opec+ production rise
Oil

Oil price keeps rising despite Opec+ production rise

The price of oil reached $120 a barrel this week, despite Opec+ saying it would raise production by 648,000 barrels a day.
8 Jun 2022
Think the oil price is high now? You ain’t seen nothing yet
Oil

Think the oil price is high now? You ain’t seen nothing yet

The oil price has been on a tear in recent months. Dominic Frisby explains why oil in fact is still very cheap relative to other assets.
1 Jun 2022
Which companies will lose the most from the energy windfall tax?
Energy stocks

Which companies will lose the most from the energy windfall tax?

The government’s new energy windfall tax has muddied the waters for investors and companies alike. Rupert Hargreaves explains how it might affect some…
27 May 2022
Should you be worried about energy windfall tax proposals?
Energy

Should you be worried about energy windfall tax proposals?

Calls have been growing for a windfall tax on UK oil and gas producers. It's a popular idea, but is it a good one? And what does it mean for investors…
24 May 2022
Is the oil market heading for a supply glut?
Oil

Is the oil market heading for a supply glut?

Many people assume that the high oil price is here to stay – and could well go higher. But we’ve been here before, says Max King. History suggests tha…
16 May 2022
Shell unveils record profits, but should investors back the oil giant?
Energy stocks

Shell unveils record profits, but should investors back the oil giant?

Oil giant Shell reported record profits of $9.1bn for the first three months of the year and has distributed billions to shareholders. Should you buy …
5 May 2022
EU tightens the noose on Russia
Oil

EU tightens the noose on Russia

Brussels has proposed a ban on all Russian oil imports. Could that work? Emily Hohler reports
4 May 2022
Should we levy a windfall tax on Big Oil's big profits?
Energy

Should we levy a windfall tax on Big Oil's big profits?

Soaring oil prices mean huge profits for energy firms. Politicians are keen to impose windfall taxes, but that could discourage vital investment in ne…
26 Mar 2022
An uncertain outlook for oil supply
Oil

An uncertain outlook for oil supply

Much of the speculative froth seems to have gone from the oil market, but sanctions on Russia is disturbing the crude oil supply.
25 Mar 2022
The surging oil price will hurt – but it also creates opportunities
Oil

The surging oil price will hurt – but it also creates opportunities

The price of oil is at its highest since 2008. That's bad news for most people – but it also means opportunities for investors, says John Stepek.
7 Mar 2022