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Oil Company Earnings Lag Behind Dow Jones Industrial Average

earnings  energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 3, 2009

Second quarter 2009 earnings reports clearly show the recession's impact on the energy sector. - See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/author/13/P580#sthash.EeXPTYED.dpuf

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Oil Company Earnings Surprising? No.

demand  earnings  energy reality  supply 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 30, 2009

The headline on the USA Today Web site reads, "ExxonMobil 2Q profit falls a surprising 66%." But in actuality, oil company second quarter earnings reports shouldn't be a surprise to anyone. 

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Energy IQ, Day 4: Who Owns 'Big Oil?

stock ownership  energy reality  energy iq  energy  earnings 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 2, 2009

When oil companies do well, who benefits? Is it solely the companies' management? Or do average investors benefit as well? Consider this question:

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Picking over Bones

earnings  energy  energy reality  ernst young  us ep benchmark study 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 22, 2009

A new Ernst & Young report is adding some context to 2008's wildly fluctuating oil prices and misperceptions about oil company earnings. The report, called "U.S. E&P Benchmark Study," is the consulting firm's annual snapshot of the oil and natural gas industry's exploration and production activities.

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