Tuesday, August 10, 2010

ETR: Making Money From BP's Problems

Early to Rise
Home | Archives | Contact | Privacy Policy | Whitelist Us | Unsubscribe

Issue No. 3075 - $1.00

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

-----------------------------------------------------Highly Recommended-----------------------------------------------------

Now Is the Time to Act

Not next year when "things are running smoothly." Not next month after you've "finished taking care of this or that." And not next week after you've "had a chance to check your calendar."

The time to make a life-changing decision is always NOW!

You know you want to get that cash flowing. You know you want to have a business of your own. And you know you want to experience the fun and excitement of being your own boss.

Then don't put it off another minute. Act right now!


"Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others."

John Maynard Keynes

Big Gains Ahead, Thanks to BP

By Bob Irish
Featuring an interview with investment analyst Andrew Gordon

Personally, I'm sick of BP. I don't care if they survive. But I am interested in making money off of BP's problems.

In the mainstream financial press, I've come across three ways to do it: Buy BP cheap... or short BP... or buy the Gulf clean-up companies. I don't like any of them. I have a much better -- and less obvious -- way for you to clean up on the Gulf.

Here's one clue...

BP is in talks to sell one of its valuable assets to China -- its 60% stake in Pan American Energy (PAE).

It's not hard to see why BP has so much invested in PAE. PAE is Argentina's second-largest oil producer. It holds interest in 13 oil and gas production blocks in Argentina and in 10 active oil and gas production development blocks in Bolivia. PAE also holds interests in eight exploration blocks in Argentina and seven in Bolivia.

The Chinese company that BP is talking to sees the opportunity in PAE. It already has a 20% stake in the company that it acquired earlier this year from Argentina's Bridas. But the Gulf disaster has made it possible for the Chinese company to get more of a good thing. If the deal with BP goes through, it would be bullish for its shares.

Here's another clue...

BP is talking to this same Chinese company about a stake it just bought in the South China Seas. If BP strikes oil in the South China Seas, it's required by Chinese law to hand over majority ownership to this Chinese company.

Are you seeing a pattern here as to which company holds the upper hand? Actually, it's not just with BP. These days, this Chinese company has the upper hand with everybody.

It's a company IDE's own Andrew Gordon recommended last July. Its name is CNOOC (China National Offshore Oil Co.), and it's now up over 30%! In the last six months alone, it's climbed over 15%. Other oil companies haven't done nearly as well. ExxonMobil and Brazil's Petrobras have lost 15% or more. Shell and Chevron, too, are in the loss column. Only ConocoPhillips shows a gain -- of 5% -- but it's two-thirds lower than CNOOC's.

And Andy is still excited about the stock. I caught up with him at the Early to Rise offices last week and had a chance to ask him about the oil industry in general and CNOOC in particular...

Bob: I take it you are still bullish on the energy sector, Andy. Why?

Andy: Not across the board. But on oil, absolutely. You can make tons of money if you just know a couple of things.

Bob: Like what?

Andy: For one thing, you keep hearing that offshore oil production has no future because it's going to be regulated to death. That's simply not true. It's still gonna take off in places like Venezuela, Brazil, China, and Africa. Even Saudi Aramco will be jacking up offshore production.

And forget the idea that oil got a permanent black eye from BP's accident. That's total B.S. Do you see anybody boycotting oil? The hybrids were being bought by people who hated oil already. BP's accident is having zero impact on oil demand.

Bob: So how, exactly, have BP's problems helped CNOOC?

Andy: BP's accident in the Gulf of Mexico is the best thing that ever happened to CNOOC. Crude production worldwide has basically flatlined since 2005, so future production has to come from offshore. And that's CNOOC's territory.

Bob: Aren't other oil companies being just as aggressive as CNOOC?

Andy: Are you kidding? CNOOC is the last of the big spenders. Last year, it spent 34% more on production drilling. Only three other oil majors spent more on production drilling, and CNOOC outdid them all.

Bob: And the rest?

Andy: They all cut back. And in the meantime, they're failing to replace the oil they bring up from the ground. CNOOC, on the other hand, is buying up offshore properties left and right. They've been particularly aggressive in Africa.

Bob: How else has BP's accident helped CNOOC?

Andy: It's going to mean stricter regulations and, thus, increase the cost of getting oil out of the sea. CNOOC already has a huge advantage there. It is the lowest-cost offshore producer in the world. It brings up oil from the sea for $20 a barrel!

Bob: That's really cheap.

Andy: CNOOC has said it needs oil to go for at least $30 a barrel to be profitable. With oil now in the mid-70s, the company's profit is north of 250%. CNOOC's cost advantage is going from big to GINORMOUS.

Bob: Besides investing in CNOOC, is there any other way to make money off of BP?

Andy: Well, there is -- and everybody is missing the boat on this one. Stricter regulations will rejigger the market. But the mainstream press is focusing only on how it will raise the cost of producing oil and, they claim that nobody benefits from that. What they fail to realize is that it'll create a fundamentally new equipment market for one part of the oil industry. As a result, a handful of companies will see their profits soar.

I've picked the best of them for my readers in the next issue of Sound Profits.

Bob: Thanks, Andy. Sounds like another winning pick for you.

[Ed. Note: For more of Andy's winning stock selections, sign up for Sound Profits. Just click on the link to get all the details on this monthly financial newsletter from our colleagues at Investor's Daily Edge. They've recently released a report about a metals investment that could pay investors 12 - 14 times more than gold, silver, or platinum. But the window of opportunity to get in is closing fast.]

-----------------------------------------------------Highly Recommended -----------------------------------------------------

"Fast Responders" Get It for FREE

If you act right now to claim your copy of Ready, Fire, Aim... you qualify for the special offer we're reserving exclusively for "Fast Responder" readers... folks who are used to getting in on the best ideas early... and having the opportunity to make money from them the fastest.

Respond today and you'll be rewarded right away. You'll receive Ready, Fire, Aim absolutely FREE of charge! (Others will have to pay $27.95 to buy it at a bookstore.)

But please keep in mind: This special offer could expire at ANY time. So act quickly to lock in your FREE copy of Ready, Fire, Aim.

Let me show you how...


"This one topped them all."

"I have been to many seminars over the years, but this one topped them all. It was equivalent to earning a master's degree in Internet Marketing in 4 days. I refer to my Bootcamp notes every week, and continue to get great marketing ideas from them. We had no idea videos were so important in driving traffic to our website. We added videos to our website immediately after Bootcamp, and saw traffic increase significantly. We are now producing our own videos to go on YouTube and also on our website."

-- Bob Rubenstein

-----------------------------------------------------Highly Recommended-----------------------------------------------------

Why You Don't Need to Be an Author to Have a Bestselling Book

A Florida martial arts expert "found" a dusty old book. Then he turned it into estimated sales of over $20,000 in one month. With another book, he's pulled in over $332,250.

A 30-something Internet marketer used the same formula to dig up his own bestseller. The little-known art book he found made $19,453 in just 3 weeks.

These books weren't first editions. They weren't famous. They weren't wildly popular. Best of all? These hidden treasure troves don't have to cost you a penny.

You could unearth the next bestseller. Find out how right here.


Today's Words That Work: Panjandrum

A Panjandrum (pan-JAN-drum) is a very important or influential (and often overbearing) person. The pseudo-Latin word was coined by Samuel Foote, an 18th-century English dramatist and actor.

Example (as used by Max Byrd in a New York Times review of The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno by Ellen Bryson): "[P.T.] Barnum, in reality a great 19th-century panjandrum of hype, bangs his fists but makes little impression."


We want your feedback! Let us know your thoughts on today's issue. Email us at: AskETR@ETRFeedback.com

Whitelist Our Email | Click Here to Unsubscribe | Customer Service | Feed Back

Copyright © 2010 Early to Rise, LLC.

NOTE: If URLs do not appear as live links in your e-mail program, please cut and paste the full URL into the location or address field of your browser. Disclaimer: Early to Rise only recommends products that we've either personally checked out ourselves, or that come from people we know and trust. For doing so, we receive a commission. We will never recommend any product that does not have a 100% money-back satisfaction guarantee.


Nothing in this e-mail should be considered personalized Financial Advice. Although our employees may answer your general customer service questions, they are not licensed under securities laws to address your particular investment situation. No communication by our employees to you should be deemed as personalized Financial Advice. We expressly forbid our writers from having a financial interest in any security recommended to our readers. All of our employees and agents must wait 24 hours after on-line publication or 72 hours after the mailing of printed-only publication prior to following an initial recommendation. Any investments recommended in this letter should be made only after consulting with your investment advisor and only after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

To unsubscribe from Early to Rise and any associated external offers, Click here.

To contact us, please visit... http://www.supportatetr.com/helpdesk To cancel or for any other subscription issues, write us at: Order Processing Center


Attn: Customer Service
PO Box 7835
Delray Beach, Florida 33482

2 comments:

  1. Get daily suggestions and guides for earning THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS per day ONLINE for FREE.
    CLICK HERE TO DISCOVER

    ReplyDelete
  2. There's an incredible new opportunity that is gaining rapid popularity online.

    Big companies are paying average people for simply sharing their opinions!

    You can earn up to $75 per survey!

    This is available to anybody from any country!

    ReplyDelete