Energy sector

XLE stock price: $63.78 0.05% At close on May 20th, 2019

Energy sector definition

The energy sector is a category of stocks that relate to producing or supplying energy. This sector includes companies involved in the exploration and development of oil or gas reserves, oil and gas drilling and refining, or integrated power utility companies including renewable energy and coal.

Energy sector is composed of 276 companies with a total market capitalization of $2.9 tn

Companies

Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products worldwide.It operates through four segments: Engine, Distribution, Components, and Power Systems segments. The Engine segment manufactures and markets a range of diesel and natural gas powered engines under the Cummins and other customer brands for the heavy-and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, construction, mining, marine, rail, oil and gas, defense, and agricultural markets. This segment also offers new parts and services, as well as remanufactured parts and engines. The Distribution segment distributes parts, engines, and power generation products; and provides service solutions, such as maintenance contracts, engineering services, and integrated products. The Components segment offers emission solutions, including custom engineering systems and integrated controls, oxidation catalysts, particulate filters, selective catalytic reduction systems, and engineered components; and turbochargers for light-duty, mid-range, heavy-duty, and high-horsepower diesel markets. This segment also provides air and fuel filters, fuel water separators, lube and hydraulic filters, coolants, fuel additives, and other filtration systems; and fuel systems for heavy-duty on-highway diesel engine applications, as well as remanufactures fuel systems. The Power Generation segment offers components that back-up and prime power generators, controls, paralleling systems, and transfer switches, as well as A\u002FC generator\u002Falternator products under the Stamford, AVK, and Markon brands. Cummins Inc. sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, dealers\u002Fdistributors, and end users. The company was formerly known as Cummins Engine Company and changed its name to Cummins Inc. in 2001. Cummins Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.

  • Industry: Industrial Machinery/Components
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $23.82 bn
  • 3M gains: +3.70 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.6 M

ConocoPhillips (COP)

ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids worldwide.Its portfolio includes North American tight oil and oil sands assets in Canada; conventional assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; various LNG developments; and an inventory of conventional and unconventional exploration prospects. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Integrated oil Companies
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $78.66 bn
  • 3M gains: -10.30 %
  • Avg. Volume: 32.7 M

Crescent Point Energy Corporation (CPG)

Crescent Point Energy Corp. acquires, explores, develops, and produces light and medium oil and natural gas properties in Western Canada and the United States.The company's crude oil and natural gas properties, and related assets are located in the provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba; and the states of North Dakota, Montana, Colorado, and Utah. Crescent Point Energy Corp. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: Canada
  • Market cap: $1.53 bn
  • 3M gains: +29.43 %
  • Avg. Volume: 14.7 M

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO)

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas primarily in the United States.The company holds interests in oil and gas plays, including Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Delaware Basin in West Texas; the Niobrara Formation in Colorado; the Utica Shale in Ohio; and the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved oil and gas reserves of 200.2 million barrels of oil equivalent; and operated 667 gross productive oil and gas wells. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $1.12 bn
  • 3M gains: +5.69 %
  • Avg. Volume: 16.7 M

Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE)

Cenovus Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in Canada and the United States.The company's Oil Sands segment develops and produces bitumen and natural gas in northeast Alberta. This segment's bitumen assets include Foster Creek, Christina Lake, and Narrows Lake, as well as projects in the early stages of development, such as Telephone Lake. This segment also holds the Athabasca natural gas assets. Its Deep Basin segment holds assets primarily located in Elmworth-Wapiti, Kaybob-Edson, and Clearwater operating areas of British Columbia and Alberta, and include interests in natural gas processing facilities. The company's Refining and Marketing segment transports, sells, and refines crude oil into petroleum and chemical products. This segment owns a 50% interest ownership in two refineries in the United States; owns and operates a crude-by-rail terminal in Alberta; and markets third-party purchases and sales of product. Cenovus Energy Inc. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: Canada
  • Market cap: $10.27 bn
  • 3M gains: -3.17 %
  • Avg. Volume: 22.2 M

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States and Canada.It operates approximately 14,600 gross wells. The company also offers gathering, transmission, processing, storage, fractionation, and marketing to upstream oil and natural gas producers; and owns natural gas pipelines, plants and treatment facilities. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $12.8 bn
  • 3M gains: +1.56 %
  • Avg. Volume: 34.9 M

Enbridge Energy, L.P. (EEP)

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. provides crude oil and liquid petroleum gathering, transportation, and storage services assets in the United States.The company's Lakehead system consists of approximately 4,212 miles of pipe and 74 pump stations located in the Great Lakes and Midwest regions of the United States. Its North Dakota crude oil system comprises approximately 660 miles, has 12 pump stations, delivery points, and storage facilities; and Mid-Continent system includes approximately 20 million barrels of storage capacity. The company serves integrated oil companies, independent oil producers, refiners, and marketers. Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. operates as a general partner of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. The company was formerly known as Lakehead Pipe Line Partners, L.P. and changed its name to Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. in 2001. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Natural Gas Distribution
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.07 bn
  • 3M gains: -7.12 %
  • Avg. Volume: 19.3 M

Enbridge Energy Management LLC (EEQ)

Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C., through its limited partner interests in Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P., owns and operates crude oil and liquid petroleum transportation and storage assets in the United States.It also owns and operates natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation, and marketing assets in the United States. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $1.03 bn
  • 3M gains: -6.83 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.4 M

Equinor ASA (EQNR)

  • Industry: Integrated oil Companies
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $75.43 bn
  • 3M gains: -6.57 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.4 M

ENSCO plc (ESV)

Ensco plc provides offshore contract drilling services to the oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: Floaters, Jackups, and Other.The company owns and operates an offshore drilling rig fleet of 68 rigs, including 30 located in the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific, which comprise 4 rigs under construction; 21 situated in North and South America, including Brazil; and 17 located in Europe and the Mediterranean. It also offers management services on rigs owned by third-parties. The company serves government-owned and independent oil and gas companies. Ensco plc was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Market cap: $1.97 bn
  • 3M gains: +132.50 %
  • Avg. Volume: 45.3 M

Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG)

Diamondback Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, development, exploration, and exploitation of onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas.Its activities are primarily focused on the Wolfcamp, Spraberry, Clearfork, Bone Spring, and Cline formations. As of December 31, 2017, the company's net acreage position was approximately 206,660 acres in the Permian Basin; and estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 335,352 thousand barrels of crude oil equivalent. It also held working interests in 1,166 gross producing wells, as well as royalty interests in 64 additional wells. In addition, the company, through its subsidiary, Viper Energy Partners LP, owns mineral interests in approximately 247,602 gross acres primarily in Midland County, Texas. Diamondback Energy, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $17.04 bn
  • 3M gains: +5.41 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.6 M

Houston American Energy Corporation (HUSA)

Houston American Energy Corp., an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and condensate from properties located principally in the Texas Permian Basin and Gulf Coast areas of the United States and South America.Its oil and gas properties are located primarily in the South American country of Colombia; and in the onshore Gulf Coast region of Texas and Louisiana. As of December 31, 2016, the company owned interests in nine gross wells. Houston American Energy Corp. was founded in 1981 and is based in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $13.78 M
  • 3M gains: +14.29 %
  • Avg. Volume: 2.8 M

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI)

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. operates as an independent energy company in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production; and Midstream and Marketing.The company engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties; and the transportation of oil and natural gas primarily in the Permian Basin in West Texas, as well as rig fuel, natural gas lift, and water delivery and takeaway services. As of December 31, 2017, it had assembled 124,843 net acres in the Permian Basin; and had total proved reserves of 215,883 thousand barrels of oil equivalent. The company was formerly known as Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Laredo Petroleum, Inc. in December 2013. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $900.44 M
  • 3M gains: -8.56 %
  • Avg. Volume: 26.2 M

Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation (MGY)

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $3.09 bn
  • 3M gains: -0.88 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.8 M

Matador Resources Company (MTDR)

Matador Resources Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and acquisition of oil and natural gas resources in the United States.It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. The company primarily holds interests in the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring plays in the Delaware Basin in Southeast New Mexico and West Texas; the Eagle Ford shale play in South Texas; and the Haynesville shale and Cotton Valley plays in Northwest Louisiana and East Texas. It also conducts midstream operations in support of the company's exploration, development, and production operations, as well as provides natural gas processing, natural gas, oil, and salt water gathering services; and salt water disposal services to third parties. As of December 31, 2016, its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 105.8 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 57 million stock tank barrels of oil and 292.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was formerly known as Matador Holdco, Inc. and changed its name to Matador Resources Company in August 2011. Matador Resources Company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $2.12 bn
  • 3M gains: +7.01 %
  • Avg. Volume: 10.8 M

Noble Energy Inc. (NBL)

Noble Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide.It owns, operates, develops, and acquires domestic midstream infrastructure assets in the DJ and Delaware Basins. It principal projects are primarily located in the US unconventional basins and various global offshore conventional basins. As of December 31, 2017, the company had approximately 1,965 million barrels oil equivalent of total proved reserves. Noble Energy, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $10.56 bn
  • 3M gains: +4.25 %
  • Avg. Volume: 27.7 M

Newfield Exploration Company (NFX)

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States.The company has operations principally in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Oklahoma, the Williston Basin of North Dakota, and the Uinta Basin of Utah. It also holds oil producing assets offshore China. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.44 bn
  • 3M gains: +140.08 %
  • Avg. Volume: 96.3 M

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., through its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada.Its Transportation segment transports crude oil and NGL through pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2016, this segment owned and leased 19,200 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 31 million barrels of active and above-ground tank capacity; 810 trailers; 120 transport and storage barges; and 60 transport tugs. The company's Facilities segment provides storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, NGL, and natural gas; and NGL fractionation and isomerization, and natural gas and condensate processing services. As of December 31, 2016, it owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 32 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 9 natural gas processing plants; 1 condensate processing facility; 8 fractionation plants; 34 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,000 miles of active pipelines. Its Supply and Logistics segment purchases crude oil at the wellhead, pipeline, terminal, and rail facilities; purchases cargos at load port and various locations in transit; stores inventory, and NGL and natural gas; purchases NGL; resells or exchanges crude oil and NGL; transports crude oil and NGL on trucks, barges, railcars, pipelines, and ocean-going vessels; and purchases and sells natural gas. As of December 31, 2016, it owned 14 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 5 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 820 trucks and 1,065 trailers; and 10,660 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Natural Gas Distribution
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $17.47 bn
  • 3M gains: +2.96 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.3 M

Plains Group Holdings, L.P. (PAGP)

Plains GP Holdings, L.P. owns and operates midstream energy infrastructure in the United States and Canada. It operates through three segments: Transportation, Facilities, and Supply and Logistics.The Transportation segment engages in the transportation of crude oil and NGL on pipelines, gathering systems, trucks, and barges. As of December 31, 2016, this segment owned and leased assets comprising 19,200 miles of active crude oil and NGL pipelines and gathering systems; 31 million barrels of active, above-ground tank capacity; 810 trailers; 120 transport and storage barges; and 60 transport tugs. The Facilities segment is involved in the provision of storage, terminalling, and throughput services for crude oil, refined products, natural gas liquids (NGL), and natural gas; NGL fractionation and isomerization services; and natural gas and condensate processing services. This segment owned and operated approximately 80 million barrels of crude oil and refined products storage capacity; 32 million barrels of NGL storage capacity; 97 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage working capacity; 31 billion cubic feet of base gas; 9 natural gas processing plants; a condensate processing facility; 8 fractionation plants; 34 crude oil and NGL rail terminals; 6 marine facilities; and 1,000 miles of active pipelines. The Supply and Logistics segment engages in merchant-related activities, including purchase of crude oil, cargos, and NGL; storage of inventory, and NGL and natural gas; resale or exchange, and transport of crude oil and NGL; and purchase and sale of natural gas. It owned 14 million barrels of crude oil and NGL linefill; 820 trucks and 1,065 trailers; and 10,660 crude oil and NGL railcars. The company offers logistics services for crude oil, natural gas liquids, natural gas, and refined products. PAA GP Holdings LLC operates as a general partner of the company. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. was founded in 2013 and is based in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Natural Gas Distribution
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $3.81 bn
  • 3M gains: +3.09 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.9 M

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR)

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras operates in the oil, natural gas, and energy industries. The company's Exploration and Production segment engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas; and sale of surplus crude oil and oil products produced in the natural gas processing plants to the domestic and international markets.Its Refining, Transportation and Marketing segment is involved in refining, logistics, transport, and trading of crude oil and oil products; exportation of ethanol; and extraction and processing of shale, as well as holding interests in petrochemical companies. The company's Gas and Power segment engages in the transportation and trading of natural gas and liquid natural gas; importation of natural gas; generation and trading of electricity; holding interests in transportation and distribution of natural gas, and thermoelectric power plants; and fertilizer business. Its Biofuels segment is involved in the production of biodiesel and its co-products, as well as the equity investment, production, and trading of ethanol, sugar, and electric power generated from sugarcane bagasse. The company's Distribution segment sells oil products, ethanol, and vehicle natural gas in Brazil, as well as distributes oil products in South America. Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: Brazil
  • Market cap: $109.05 bn
  • 3M gains: -17.80 %
  • Avg. Volume: 80.5 M

Energy sector performance

After sliding for 4 weeks, this week Energy sector ETF remained constant a neutral 0.05%, closing at $63.78. This week broke a streak of 4 declining weeks.

Weekly chart tells us that price is in a simple uptrend, tested $62.65 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $68.81. Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late April, XLE fell $-3.41 per share (-5.08%). Stocks under the 200d moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

Energy sector ETF performance
3 months-2.25 %
6 months+1.53 %
1 year-11.81 %

Energy sector industries

Industry
Coal Mining
Consumer Electronics
Electric Utilities
Industrial Machinery/Components
Integrated oil Companies
Metal Fabrications
Natural Gas Distribution
Oil & Gas Production
Oil Refining/Marketing
Oilfield Services/Equipment

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