Schlumberger, Weatherford Intl., National Oilwell Varco, FMC Technologies, and Basic Energy Services Under StockCall's

Schlumberger, Weatherford Intl., National Oilwell Varco, FMC Technologies, and
              Basic Energy Services Under StockCall's Microscope

PR Newswire

LONDON, April 4, 2013

LONDON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

2012 was a challenging year for the oil & gas equipment & services industry
due to uncertain global economic environment. However, outlook for the
industry has improved significantly due to a rebound in U.S. and China since
the start of this year. Companies such as Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB),
Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE: WFT), National-Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE:
NOV), FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FTI), and Basic Energy Services Inc. (NYSE:
BAS) are also looking to capitalize on the shale revolution in the U.S. On
Wednesday, oil and gas stocks struggled as the broad market fell sharply.
StockCall has released full comprehensive research on SLB, WFT, NOV, FTI, and
BAS and these free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at

http://www.stockcall.com/technicalanalysis

Shares of Schlumberger Limited fell sharply in trading on Wednesday. The stock
fell to an intra-day low of $73.51 before finishing the day 1.07% lower at
$74.01 on above average volume of 9.09 million. Schlumberger's shares have
traded in a tight range over the past few sessions, struggling to break
through $75 resistance level. However, the stock's MACD chart suggests that
market sentiment is turning bullish on the stock. Year-to-date, the company's
shares have gained more than 7.20%, underperforming the broad market. Free
technical analysis on SLB available by signing up at

http://www.StockCall.com/SLB040413.pdf

Weatherford International Ltd's shares were among the major losers in the oil
and gas sector on Wednesday. The stock closed 2.27% lower at $12.04 on above
average volume of 11.71 million after touching an intra-day low of $11.89. The
company's shares had an excellent run at the start of this year; however, the
stock has struggled since February. WFT is currently trading below its 50-day
moving average, which is a bearish signal. However, the stock's MACD has just
crossed above the zero-line, which suggests that market sentiment may have
turned bullish on the stock. Register today and access the free research on
WFT at

http://www.StockCall.com/WFT040413.pdf

Another major loser in the oil and gas sector on Wednesday was
National-Oilwell Varco Inc. Shares of the Houston, Texas-based company fell
2.26% to $67.98 on volume of 3.57 million, taking their losses for the week to
nearly 4%. National-Oilwell Varco's shares are trading nearly 25% below their
52-week high. Year-to-date, the stock has now fallen 0.35%. Yesterday, the
stock slipped below its 50-day moving average, which is a bearish signal. The
negative trend is further confirmed by the stock's MACD chart. The free report
on NOV can be downloaded by signing up now at

http://www.StockCall.com/NOV040413.pdf

Shares of FMC Technologies Inc. fell sharply on Wednesday. The stock closed
3.46% lower at $51.96 on above average volume of 2.01 million. FMC
Technologies Inc. shares have fallen nearly 4.50% for the week. Despite the
recent losses, the stock is still up more than 21% for the year, outperforming
the broad market. However, the stock's MACD has just crossed below the signal
line, which is a bearish signal. The downbeat trend is further confirmed by
recent volume activity. Free report on FTI can be accessed by registering at

http://www.StockCall.com/FTI040413.pdf

Shares of Basic Energy Services Inc. fell in yesterday's trading session,
extending their losses for the week. The stock ended the day 2.47% lower at
$11.85 on volume of 1.29 million. The stock has now fallen more than 13% this
week. It has pared most of its gains for the year as a result of the sell-off
this week. Year-to-date, Basic Energy Services' shares are now up more than
3.80%. The stock is trading more than 35% below its 52-week high. Register
with StockCall and download the research on BAS for free at

http://www.StockCall.com/BAS040413.pdf

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