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Top Oil & Gas Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, Chevron, Nabors, Occidental, Shell and Many More

This year is sure starting out in a different spot than 2016 was for the oil and gas companies within the energy sector. Oil may have sold off big on Tuesday, but NYMEX West Texas Intermediate crude has been hanging above $50 per barrel now for a month. 571 more words

Energy Business

'...a country of angry dullards'

Rob Hosking ‏@robhosking

From my final Order Paper column in NBR for 2016: On doing better in 2017.

That’s harsh but doesn’t reflect how things are anyway – most of the New Zealand populace is far from obsessed with politics, they largely don’t know and/or don’t care most of the time. 128 more words


Improving the Oxford Rail North British Jubilee Wagon

As I mentioned in my previous post the Oxford Rail Jubilee wagon is a pretty good rendition of the original but it does have a few small issues and is fundamentally the wrong colour!  747 more words

Model Railway

JPMorgan Out With Top 2017 Oil Services Picks: 6 to Buy Now

What a wild ride 2016 has been for the energy industry. We started the year in a downward spiral, with oil prices bottoming in the mid $20s in February, and fought our way all the way back to the current low $50s range following the first OPEC production cut in years. 1,077 more words

Energy Business

Did OPEC Production Cut Make More Speculative Oil Stocks Rally Too Much?

On a day that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) announces a production cut, which is actually just announcing a formalized cut after previously stating that a cut was coming, many of the top oil stocks have risen handily. 716 more words

Energy Business

2017 National Board of Review Award Winners

The National Board of Review is becoming more and more an Oscar predictor every year. I the last 6 years, their best film winner has gone on to receive a nomination. 262 more words

Oscars 2016: National Board of Review Awards

This is one of my five favorite days of the awards season. I love hearing what NBR picks as their choices each year. Those twelve people who regularly read this website already know how gushy I get over NBR, and I’m sure by now it’s, “Yes, Mike, we get it. 2,115 more words