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tequipsemi 6 posts  |  Last Activity: Jan 21, 2015 1:59 PM Member since: Oct 26, 2000
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    Be Very Careful----Seriously

    by rancholasuvas Jan 15, 2015 12:34 PM
    tequipsemi tequipsemi Jan 21, 2015 1:59 PM Flag

    I would suspect Schwab was providing a strong Warning that your limit order was below the LAST trade of the previous day as the exchange was not open yet... versus would not let you place the order. As you learned... "Market" was actually lower and your order was filled at "MARKET".

  • Reply to

    Be Very Careful----Seriously

    by rancholasuvas Jan 15, 2015 12:34 PM
    tequipsemi tequipsemi Jan 21, 2015 12:48 PM Flag

    NEVER place a Market order for a LOW volume Nasdaq or OTC security. Your order will hit whatever low ball bid is currently active that could be well below what you may consider an "Acceptable Market" price.... and this is not the brokerage firms error or responsibility.

    Sentiment: Hold

  • tequipsemi by tequipsemi Jan 17, 2015 9:56 AM Flag

    Ohio preparing for first Utica bust as oil prices tank Jan 16, 2015, 6:00am EST

  • Its clear from the EVEP webcast with Wells Fargo energy symposium that GASFRAC should be marketing to the MLP's. They want to drive every % of margin they can get.

    Interesting statement that they want to use the GASFRAC technology in order to reduce the "potential" for well damage that may be caused when using a water based frac. in the UTICA

    Sentiment: Buy

  • tequipsemi by tequipsemi Nov 14, 2014 12:57 PM Flag

    The conference call demonstrated a lack of experience in managing perceptions of the investor community during new technology startup environments. I certainly "GET" the challenges the disgruntled callers had with respect to the valuation of assets as GASFRAC's lender is literally "banking" on those equity values. However, the operating "Futures" of the company can not be disclosed due to confidentiality agreements with their respective clients. These disclosures are most likely disclosable to their lender during the revolving credit negotiations. If the revolving credit is not "called" and the lender supports extending the agreement on new terms this will be a key positive futures indicator. Utilization APPEARS to be improving.

    Sentiment: Hold

  • "as-saudis-target-shale-industry-u-s-considers-a-response" search this article.

    In the long run, though, technology will probably provide the greatest efficiency gains for producers. The Shale Revolution was sparked by advances in fracking and horizontal drilling technology, so innovation is at the heart of this movement and will continue to push it forward. Shale productivity per new well has increased 800% in the last six years thanks to advances in technology, but producers are still leaving a lot of oil in the ground. Indeed, the current recovery rate from shale oil formations is only around 5% of what is possible, according to Robert Kleinberg, a fellow with Schlumberger, the large oilfield service firm. That is far below the average 50% recovery rate for conventional wells, Kleinberg says.

    Producers and oilfield service firms are working furiously on developing Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) techniques that can help them boost production, specifically in unconventional shale wells. EOR is a generic term used by oil service firms describing a basket of new technologies that they are developing to help producers squeeze more oil out of fields than what is currently possible.

    EOR techniques that work for conventional wells, such as water flooding, don’t do as well in unconventional wells due to the “tight” formation of the rocks as it prevents water from moving freely in the formation. Oilfield scientists are having better luck injecting gas into shale wells using C02 and other so-called “miscible” gases to help push the oil out. This has been shown to increase overall oil recovery rates by as much as two to three times that of primary recovery techniques.

    Wood Mackenzie, the energy consultancy, now estimates that EOR technologies currently being explored today by producers and which are set to come into force by 2020, could add 1.5 to 3 million barrels per day to U.S. production by 2030, up to 25% more oil than what is being forecasted today. With the succe

    Sentiment: Hold

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