Oil And Gas Industry Overview

The above are the investing/ accounting lessons learnt for 2017. Let’s hope that I will learn the lessons well and have better performance next year. Thus, a compilation of the OSV companies based on the above factors are as follows. Thus, to minimise asset impairments, the companies should have low Asset-to-Equity ratios. Thus, my picks for the OSV sectors using the minion strategy are CH Offshore, Ezion warrant, Mermaid and POSH. Secondly, on Asset-to-Equity ratio, the same 2 companies (CH Offshore and Mermaid) have the lowest A/E ratio, hence, any potential asset impairments would be smaller than the rest. By right, companies that have carried out asset impairments should be safer than those that have not, but I prefer to err on the conservative side and stick to companies that have low A/E ratios. Do note that the high A/E ratio for some companies may be because some of these companies have already carried out 1 or more rounds of asset impairment.

Debt-to-Equity is a common factor for both industries, as companies that have high debts will have difficulty surviving regardless of which industry they are in. Fuel oil is more common in the northeastern part of the United States. Yes, the government is infested for several decades but all those presidents were part of that system. It works like this: The main component of the low-cost water energy system is an electrolyzer-a container of water with electrodes in it. I think that one realistic option is simply to think about whether you really need to use all of the energy that is currently being used in your home. Should we assume then, or can we assume that the 2014 budget’s kind of a maintenance CapEx level, in one of these slight declines in the Eagle Ford this year? The scepticism about whether the BN would walk their talk instead of promising things that sounded good was also evident if one were to scrutinise the nitty-gritty details of the budget.

In contrast, banks sometimes have no good alternatives but to continue extending the credit lines to the companies. On this count, Ezion and POSH have the highest capitalisation. Ezion was suspended the day I bought the warrants. U.S. oil production 230,000 barrels a day by the fourth quarter compared with a year earlier. Thirdly, on CFO YOY changes, most companies have declining CFO in the latest available quarter. The preferred period of measurement is for the latest quarter, e.g. 2Q2017 vs 2Q2016, as this reflects the most current business environment, but not all companies disclose the CFO for the latest quarter. However, Marco Polo’s CFO before working capital changes is negative. Many companies in this sector are in trouble, such as Ezra, EMAS Offshore, Ezion, Marco Polo, etc. Is this sector poised for a turnaround? The only 2 companies that managed to report an increasing CFO are POSH and Marco Polo.

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