Insiders are Trading Shares in These Energy Companies

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Wall St. Watchdog uncovers companies in the Utilities sector whose insiders have bought and sold shares over the previous six months.  The companies’ market capitalizations range from $500 million to $1 billion.

  • Resolute Energy Corp : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 275,190 shares and have sold -429,070 shares, for a net of -153,880 shares. The shares recently traded at $16.38 and its market capitalization is $998,728,300. About the company: Resolute Energy Corporation explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company operates in the southern and western United States.
  • Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 75,818,620 shares and have sold -22,545,430 shares, for a net of 53,273,190 shares. The shares recently traded at $10.88 and its market capitalization is $977,084,200. About the company: Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports and sells natural gas, and fractionates and transports natural gas liquids. The Company also acquires, produces, and develops, oil and natural gas properties.
  • TETRA Technologies, Inc. : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 250,360 shares and have sold -79,370 shares, for a net of 170,990 shares. The shares recently traded at $12.71 and its market capitalization is $976,391,500. About the company: TETRA Technologies, Inc. is an energy services company with an integrated chemicals operation that supplies feedstocks to energy, and other, markets. The Company markets chemical products and systems to the oil and gas industry for use in well completion and workover operations. TETRA Technologies also provides on-site fluid engineering, fluid management, and filtration services.
  • SemGroup Corp : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 31,600 shares and have sold -580,720 shares, for a net of -549,120 shares. The shares recently traded at $23.21 and its market capitalization is $967,170,300. About the company: SemGroup Corp. moves energy through a network of pipelines, terminals and storage tanks. The Company purchases, sells, processes, transports and storages energy including crude oil, natural gas liquids, asphalt and refined products.
  • Delek US Holdings, Inc. : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 65,000 shares and have sold -1,320 shares, for a net of 63,680 shares. The shares recently traded at $16.46 and its market capitalization is $950,976,600. About the company: Delek US Holdings, Inc. a diversified energy focused on petroleum refining and supply and on retail marketing. The Company markets gasoline, diesel and other refined petroleum products and convenience merchandise through a network of company-operated retail fuel and convenience stores. Delek also has a wholesale fuel distribution operation.
  • Magnum Hunter Resources Corp : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 2,830,500 shares and have sold -411,000 shares, for a net of 2,419,500 shares. The shares recently traded at $7.29 and its market capitalization is $907,397,000. About the company: Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation explores for oil and natural gas.
  • Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 39,332,900 shares and have sold -2,210 shares, for a net of 39,330,690 shares. The shares recently traded at $22.55 and its market capitalization is $896,835,100. About the company: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. produces specialty hydrocarbon products for domestic and international customers. The Company processes crude oil into a variety of customized lubricating oils, solvents, and waxes. Calumet also processes crude oil into a variety of fuel and fuel-related products, including unleaded gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel.
  • Newpark Resources, Inc. : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 256,500 shares and have sold -52,090 shares, for a net of 204,410 shares. The shares recently traded at $9.52 and its market capitalization is $867,307,700. About the company: Newpark Resources, Inc. provides environmental services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, primarily in the Gulf Coast market. Services include processing and disposal of oilfield exploration and production waste and drilling fluids, along with associated engineering and technical services, and fluids processing and recycling services at the rig site.
  • Petroleum Development Corporation : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 129,640 shares and have sold -29,030 shares, for a net of 100,610 shares. The shares recently traded at $36.07 and its market capitalization is $847,532,900. About the company: Petroleum Development Corporation is an oil and gas company with drilling and production operations in the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Basin, and Michigan. The Company’s drilling operations are focused on shallow Rocky Mountain gas prospects. Petroleum Development also sponsors publicly registered drilling programs and owns an Appalachian Basin natural gas marketing company.
  • Tesco Corporation : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 60,460 shares and have sold -31,830 shares, for a net of 28,630 shares. The shares recently traded at $21.06 and its market capitalization is $803,432,900. About the company: Tesco Corporation is an international oilfield service company operating worldwide. The Company designs, manufactures, sells, and operates top drive and underbalanced drilling systems, completion products, and control, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
  • Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 6,960 shares and have sold -4,380 shares, for a net of 2,580 shares. The shares recently traded at $64.41 and its market capitalization is $783,388,900. About the company: Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. and its subsidiaries explore for and produce oil and natural gas. The Company’s activities are primarily located in Texas, Louisiana, and other southern states.
  • Venoco, Inc. : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 430,030 shares and have sold -53,220 shares, for a net of 376,810 shares. The shares recently traded at $12.41 and its market capitalization is $765,954,300. About the company: Venoco Inc. is an onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production company.
  • Approach Resources Inc. : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 366,500 shares and have sold -3,918,970 shares, for a net of -3,552,470 shares. The shares recently traded at $26.40 and its market capitalization is $751,326,800. About the company: Approach Resources Inc explores for and produces natural gas and crude oil.
  • QR Energy LP : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 70,340 shares and have sold -23,120 shares, for a net of 47,220 shares. The shares recently traded at $20.65 and its market capitalization is $737,965,600. About the company: QR Energy LP owns and acquires producing oil and natural gas properties in North America. The Company’s properties consist of mature, legacy onshore oil and natural gas reservoirs with long-lived, predictable production profiles.
  • ATP Oil + Gas Corporation : Over the past six months, insiders have bought 185,750 shares and have sold -10,410 shares, for a net of 175,340 shares. The shares recently traded at $14.24 and its market capitalization is $733,779,700. About the company: ATP Oil & Gas Corporation acquires and develops natural gas and oil properties, and produces natural gas and crude oil, primarily in the outer continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. The Company concentrates on proven undeveloped reserves which have not been strategic to major oil and gas exploration companies. ATP also operates in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and in the North Sea.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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