Shares of Evolution Petroleum Corp. traded 19% higher after the U.S. onshore oil and gas producer reported that during FY/22 it increased production by 145% YoY and achieved a 233% increase in annual revenue. The company advised that it is raising its quarterly cash dividend by 20% and is initiating a $25 million share buyback program.
This firm is undervalued, has a near-producing oil asset in Alberta with large resource potential and upside, and is pursuing an opportunity to expand in Thailand, noted Research Capital Corp., which initiated coverage on it.
PetroTal Corp. shares traded 11% higher after the company reported Q2/22 financial results highlighting seven consecutive quarters of production growth and reaffirmed its FY/22 guidance for average production of 15,000 bbl/d.
Shares of Touchstone Exploration Inc. traded 16% higher after the company reported it received environmental approval for construction of a two hundred million cubic feet multi-well surface production facility in Trinidad.
W&T Offshore Inc.'s shares traded 17% higher after the oil and gas producer reported Q2/22 financial results featuring a 106% YoY increase in revenue. The company noted it has been successful in increasing its proven reserves, reducing net debt levels, and is continuing to focus on generating free cash flow for shareholders.
Tenaz Energy Corp. reported it was unsuccessful in obtaining the number of votes needed from SDX Energy Plc.'s shareholders to acquire the company. The firm continues to search for other oil and gas assets to acquire in North Africa and the Middle East that are congruent with its high free cash flow generation strategy. Research Capital Corp. advised in a research note that it is maintaining its Speculative Buy rating and CA$5.00 Target Price on the company.
Expert Michael Ballanger reviews this week's updates in the oil and gas sector, specifically his view on the U.S. government's handling of sanctions against Russia and how that will impact the economy.
Continental Resources Inc. shares traded 15% higher to a new 52-week high after the oil and gas company announced it received a non-binding buyout proposal for $70 per share in cash from the firm's largest shareholder Chairman Harold G. Hamm and the Hamm Family Trust.
"The market is pricing in very little for the new company, and given our expectations for continued strong oil prices, we believe this is a buying opportunity," noted a Research Capital Corp. report regarding Pan Orient Energy Corp.
With Europe going through a major energy crisis, Rystad Energy, a respected energy consulting group, has predicted that European gas prices could triple again. Expert Kerry Lutz reviews how Trillion Energy could be the one to fill that void.