Sunday Super Bowlers, Bowls and (Not) Buds

By Paul Sankey Published on February 11, 2024 at 5:05 PM

Good day, We sent you a juicy note on Devon $DVN yesterday, “STOP. Unleash the FANG Within”. Plenty to read there, and a Valero paean “right now the best refining margins in February history” came out Friday afternoon. BREAKING: 2/11/24 (Wall Street Journal) — Two Permian rivals, Diamondback Energy and Endeavor Energy Resources, are finalizing a merger that would create an oil-and-gas behemoth worth more than $50 billion. Diamondback could announce a deal with the…

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Devon Energy: Stop! Unleash the FANG Within…

By Paul Sankey Published on February 10, 2024 at 11:23 AM

Never Let a Good Crisis Go To Waste There was a groan went up at Sankey Research at this week’s Reuters report that Devon was in talks to acquire Enerplus Corp (ERF). Why? The news broke as we were completing this note, which argues exactly the OPPOSITE strategy for Devon, than buying a company in the Bakken. We think they should SELLL the Bakken. And more besides, and we outline that herein. We agree DVN…

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Reminder: Valero Management Zoom tomorrow + some bonus feedback

By Paul Sankey Published on February 7, 2024 at 5:18 PM

Tomorrow Thursday 8th Feb 2024 morning Zoom continuation of our early January refining conference:  Valero management team vs Paul Sankey; Full Valero management team led by CEO Lane Riggs Thursday, February 8th  10AM ET Valero (VLO) Virtual 2024 Sankey Refining Conference – Valero [ptm.sankeyresearch.com] Or just RSVP to this email ~ Some bullets on chat from clients this week: Interest in ConocoPhillips into the print tomorrow: capex capex capex Willow risk; and North American growth. Clients are concerned…

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