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Fadel Gheit

Oppenheimer & Co.

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Fadel Gheit, an energy analyst since 1986, is a managing director and senior analyst covering the oil and gas sector for Oppenheimer & Co. He has been named to the Wall Street Journal All-Star Annual Analyst Survey four times and was the top-ranked energy analyst on the Bloomberg Annual Analyst Survey for four years. He is frequently quoted on energy issues and has testified before Congress about oil price speculation.




Recent Interviews

Fadel Gheit: Lift Oil Export Ban, Free Domestic Profits and Defeat Russia (5/15/14) Oppenheimer & Co. Managing Director and Senior Energy Analyst Fadel Gheit knows how to thwart Russia's aggressive tendencies and encourage domestic oil and gas production: Lift the ban on oil exports. In the absence of a strategic U.S. energy policy, some companies will do better than others. In this interview with The Energy Report, conducted during earnings season, Gheit shares some of his insights on which companies have catalysts with bottom-line impacts.

Fadel Gheit: Avoid the Middle East, Invest in US Refineries (6/18/13) Shifting commodity prices are a given in the oil and gas industry, but sometimes the industry landscape changes in unexpected ways. In this interview with The Energy Report, Oppenheimer & Co. Managing Director and Senior Energy Analyst Fadel Gheit discusses the effect of Middle Eastern geopolitical issues on oil production, dissects the changing oil and gas production situation in the U.S. and explains how the shift in natural gas prices has turned the refinery business from the industry's perennial ugly duckling into a beautiful swan.

The Bullish Case for Large-Cap Oil Stocks: Fadel Gheit (3/20/12) With oil prices near record highs, who are the big winners in this energy bull market? Fadel Gheit, managing director and senior analyst of Oppenheimer & Co. has large-cap explorers and producers on his radar. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Wall Street veteran Gheit shares his top picks for diversification, income and even growth.

Recent Quotes

"RDS has made good progress on restructuring its North American resources." (11/28/14) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"RDS increases capital allocation on high-growth, high-return projects." (8/25/14) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"RDS' adjusted Q2/14 earnings were up 33% YOY on strong upstream and downstream results." (7/31/14) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"We expect RDS to generate free cash flow of over $20B over the next two years." (5/15/14) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - The Energy Report Interview with Fadel Gheit More >

"RDS' adjusted Q1/14 earnings were the best in the sector." (5/12/14) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"RDS' significant free cash flow enabled it to fund $1.5B in dividends and $1.2B in share repurchases." (4/30/14) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"RDS' reduced capex, boosted asset sales and improving competitiveness are good moves." (1/30/14) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"RDS has the highest dividend yield around and is the best method for shareholders to see cash." (11/12/13) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

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"Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s adjusted Q2/13 earnings were up significantly YOY." (8/2/13) Chesapeake Energy Corp. - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"CHK's adjusted Q1/13 earnings were $226M, or $0.30/share, 20% above consensus estimate, and grew 64% YOY." (5/17/13) Chesapeake Energy Corp. - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"A high dividend yield and strong balance sheet make RDS an attractive investment." (5/2/13) Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

"CHK has one of the most attractive asset portfolios of any E&P company." (5/1/13) Chesapeake Energy Corp. - Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co. More >

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