The Timid Need Not Apply

Small-cap energy producers have started to rebound over the last few weeks after four months of brutal performance. Rising oil prices have helped the shares, as has natural gas: While the latter is still priced at under $3 per MMBtu, it's still some 40% off the lows from the year. A lot of producers are also benefiting from their efforts at shifting production to extract a higher percentage of oil vs. natural gas.

One small-cap exploration-and-production I own, and have profiled in this column, is up some 30% from its lows in late July -- Warren Resources (WRES). Below are two other speculative, fast-growing plays in the sector that should have plenty of upside should these trends continue....306 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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