Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> January 9, 2012

Increased Capex in Oil & Gas Expected in 2012 – Philip Weiss – Argus Research Group

Weiss, Philip
Philip Weiss is a Senior Analyst who has been covering the energy sector since June 2006. Prior to joining Argus, Mr. Weiss worked as a Senior Institutional Writer for T. Rowe Price where he wrote commentary for several of the firm's investment strategies and white papers on investment-related topics. He also worked as a Writer, Analyst, Co-Portfolio Manager for “The Motley Fool's” Cash King, Rule Maker portfolio. While there, he primarily wrote company-focused reports and columns discussing accounting/financial/earnings manipulation. Mr. Weiss started his career with Deloitte & Touche where he specialized in international tax research and planning, and subsequently worked for Fortune 500 firms, primarily in the health care and B2B industries. Mr. Weiss has served as an expert commentator for Bloomberg, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, CNN Money, Reuters, AP and other media outlets. He was selected the second-ranked stock picker for energy equipment and services industry by the Financial Times/StarMine for 2008. Mr. Weiss has also been the primary manager for Argus’ Equity Income Model Portfolio since December 2009. Mr. Weiss has a B.S. from Rutgers University. He is a CFA charterholder, is a CPA in the state of New Jersey and is also a member of the Baltimore Society of Security Analysts. Profile
TWST: In your last interview with us, you were generally positive on the oil and gas space based on the pricing environment and good valuations. Is that still your view and would you elaborate?