Insights

Valuing Reserves in a Volatile Oil & Gas Market

With few certainties in the last 15 months, there has been one in the oil and gas industry – volatility!  Commodity prices have had huge swings.  Who would have predicted in April 2020 when the WTI closed just under $19 per barrel that in 14 months the closing price would be over $75 per barrel?…

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Alternative Investment in Litigation

Pursuing complex litigation matters can be burdensome to both plaintiffs and defendants, particularly when it comes to the biggest expense of a legal battle: legal fees.  Since the 1990’s, third-party investors’ involvement in the financing of lawsuits has been a growing trend in the commercial litigation field.  This practice can be generally referred to as…

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Oh, Fiddle!

By: Steve Metzenthin As I write this, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 742 points or about 3% on the day.  It got me to thinking (again) whether the market is overpriced or not. What are we to think when market moves result from novice investors, some apparently investing their stimulus checks, chasing gains…

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Public Sector: Insight in Uncertainty

During a time of uncertainty, we want to assure you that Whitley Penn will adapt to the needs of our clients. With normalcy out the window, we are also monitoring state and federal laws and regulations to see what relief will be granted to our public sector clients. The federal government is currently working on a stimulus…

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