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Did Rick Rule back off of uranium too soon?

Uranium has been on a tear recently. Stocks are going up fast in the sector. Even large companies like uranium miner Cameco have seen a double-digit move up in a month.

Why the US should worry about oil sector jobs

There is little doubt that as oil prices fall, some people working in that sector will lose their jobs. What is less clear is the impact those job losses will have on other sectors of the economy.

Rick Rule: Better deals for oil investors as US, Canada have less available capital

Rick took at a stance in January that went against many investors’ contrarian instincts. He said to stay away from oil and gas for the time being.

Top 12 media myths on oil prices

The upstream oil and gas industry is not a black hole. There's no mystery wrapped in an enigma here.

INFOGRAPHIC – The energy markets in flux: Looking back on 2014

With a focus on Europe, this infographic sums up the major changes occurring in energy markets in oil, renewables, sanctions, and more.

Jeb Handwerger: This could be the absolute bottom in the gold sector

Jeb has come on Palisade Radio since its inception days, and has been a continuous firm believer in a strong precious metals rebound.

Consumers winning with low oil prices, for now

It is estimated that for every penny gas goes down, consumers collectively save $1 billion.

Contrarian Steve Palmer's balancing act stretches from Western Canada to the East China Sea

Steve Palmer of AlphaNorth Asset Management has made a career of spotting companies loaded with value, and he tells The Energy Report not only what he looks for, but also where he has found it.

Macquarie's Brian Bagnell: Forget peak oil; worry about peak demand

Brian Bagnell of Macquarie Capital Markets has two caveats for investors in junior oil and gas companies: Expect extreme volatility, and don't expect oil prices above $70/barrel anytime soon.

INFOGRAPHIC: The biggest oil companies in the world

When North Americans think of oil and gas companies, they often think of the big private sector companies such as Exxon Mobil or ConocoPhillips. However, it is always interesting to look at the sheer size and scope of some of the major government owned (or partnered) oil and gas firms to really see the extent of the industry.

Jason Wangler throws a lifeline to oil and gas investors

The crash in oil prices and the continued depression in gas prices have exploration and production companies and their services providers hunkered down, cutting capital expenditures and trying to bring spending into line with income, says Wunderlich Securities Analyst Jason Wangler.

Revolutionary oil prospector Richard Masterson shares fracking investment opportunities Gov. Cuomo can't touch

In this interview with The Energy Report, Masterson describes the significance of innovative science and new methods of prospecting to locate and liberate large amounts of energy, regardless of NIMBY politics like those playing out in New York State.

Could falling oil prices spark a financial crisis?

The oil and gas boom in the United States was made possible by the extensive credit afforded to drillers. Not only has financing come from company shareholders and traditional banks, but hundreds of billions of dollars have also come from junk-bond investors looking for high returns.

China strengthening claim to South China Sea oil and gas

Not gone and not forgotten, China is ready to solidify its claim to the South China Sea (SCS).

Marin Katusa: winter is coming—how investors can win in the 'Colder War'

Casey Research energy strategist Marin Katusa cautions that Russia and China have forged an alliance with the goal of world supremacy through control of the energy market and Vladimir Putin is winning.

Oil and gas investor editor Leslie Haines: we will never stop importing oil, but we may start exporting

Horizontal drilling and fracking have opened new opportunities for investing in domestic energy, whether for pure-play explorers in developing shales, producers in mature areas, or service companies opening up the monster wells.

Oil and gas has swung ‘severely bearish’: Eric Nuttall

North American oil and gas companies experienced a severe correction this summer, following a run-up through the first half of the year.

Shale, the last oil and gas train: Interview with Arthur Berman

How much faith can we put in our ability to decipher all the numbers out there telling us the US is closing in on its cornering of the global oil market?

Flooding shuts down nearly 2,000 oil wells in Colorado

Some worry damaged oil and gas facilities may contaminate water sources.