"Offshore drilling" Category

It’s been many months since we took a look at small cap oilfield services stocks, the companies that, among other services, make the equipment used in the business of deep-sea drilling and onshore hydraulic fracturing. They also […]

On May 19th, the world’s largest oilfield company, Schlumberger (SLB), announced that they were introducing their new GeoSphere* reservoir mapping-while-drilling service. This new technology will reveal features in reservoir subsurface beddings and fluid contacts, optimizing well landing […]

David Fondrie is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for the Select Value Fund at Heartland Advisors in Milwaukee (www.heartlandfunds.com).   He joined Heartland in 1994 and subsequently served as Heartland’s Director of Equity Research for ten […]

Recovering Chinese Economy Sparks Record High Demand for Oil

Posted On January 25, 2013 | by AllenCaron

China’s economy is recovering, according to media reports, and with it comes a significant increase in its demand for oil. According to Platts, China’s oil demand reached record highs in December, suggesting that demand for 2013 will […]

Nicholas F. Galluccio is President and CEO of Teton Advisors, Inc. (www.tetonadv.com), based in Rye NY, which runs a family of listed mutual funds under the family name of TETON Westwood, and representing a range of investment […]

Boom in Oil Rig Makeovers Could Benefit Small Cap Oilfield Stocks

Posted On September 12, 2012 | by AllenCaron

As recently as Aug. 2 we covered small cap oilfield services stocks, fueled by a story in The Economist which characterized them as “the unsung workhorses of the oil industry.” But we’re back with them this week after […]

Chevron, Exxon Mobile and British Petroleum get all the headlines, but the companies that deliver oilfield services are the “unsung workhorses of the oil industry” and do the vast majority of the exploration and extraction of oil […]


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