US Oil Civitas: Pay to Play

By Paul Sankey Published on May 4, 2024 at 2:03 PM

The best E&P earnings performance at the 2/3 mark through reporting season gets a deep dive. Source: Bloomberg, Sankey Research Civitas is the company that sparked our Heavyweights thematic note of 2023. A living, breathing case study in our Heavyweight thesis that bigger is better in energy today. We debated timing a note on CIVI – publish in front of the earnings print last week (so before CIVI reported after the market Thursday) or publish …

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Permian Resources ($PR): Love Letter to Midland

By Paul Sankey Published on January 16, 2024 at 4:48 PM

The hottest company in the Permian right now, and our TOP PICK for 2023 in US Exploration and Production (E&P), is barely known on Wall Street, nay, barely known outside their home city of Midland, West Texas. PERMIAN RESOURCES ($PR) is a $10B market capitalization, $14B enterprise value (EV) company producing some 300 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (kboe/d) of which just under half is oil. Management has an excellent reputation among those …

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