The trading relationship with Canada and the UAE has been a complex one over the years but recently there have been significant signs that their trading ties will continue to flourish in 2015 and beyond. With Canada recognizing the UAE as a priority market, this particular marketplace has become one of the biggest export markets included in Canada’s ‘Global Markets Action Plan’.
In an interview with oil and gas magazine Pipeline they spoke with Canada’s ambassador to the UAE, Arif Z. Lalani about . . . → continue reading: Canada’s Partnership with the Middle East Strengthened
Are you thinking of adding exposure to the energy sector through a covered call oil and gas ETF? Covered call writing is an investment strategy that has been around for a long time. It is designed to generate income from a stock by selling a call option against it. You are essentially selling the right to buy the stock at a set price in the future.
For example, if you own 1,000 shares of XYZ Company bought at $10 per share, you can write . . . → continue reading: Oil and Gas Covered Call ETF List
When you’re thinking of investing in oilfield services stocks the first segment that comes to mind is that of drilling companies. Buying stocks of fracking companies and drilling companies pretty much offer a lower risk exposure to the energy sector compared to oil and gas producers. Drilling companies operate a fleet of drilling rigs used to punch holes into conventional reservoirs or tight formations that allow the extraction of oil or natural gas.
Many of Canada’s major drilling companies have a . . . → continue reading: Investing in Drilling Companies
The onset of horizontal drilling and multi-stage fracing has been a major driver of unconventional resource development. Fracking is a technique used to release oil and gas from reservoir rock formations by sending water and sand down a well at ultra-high pressure. The pressurized fluid fractures the formation rock creating pathways for trapped oil and gas to get to the well.
The fracking companies have become a large if not the largest part of the oilfield services sector. The shale revolution which started . . . → continue reading: Investing in Fracking Companies
We are looking for senior Canadian dividend paying oil and gas companies with production in excess of 100,000 boed. Bigger is not always better because it implies low or no growth in production. However, the senior group has a few advantages compared to intermediate energy companies:
Oil Sands Exposure
The list below includes several stocks which offer a meaningful exposure to Canada’s oil sands. If you’re looking for oil sands companies to invest in, be sure to investigate Suncor Energy, Cenovus, . . . → continue reading: Canadian Dividend Stocks: Senior Oil and Gas Producers