John Paulson: Top Energy Stocks in Latest 13F Filing

Following is information regarding Paulson & Co’s top holdings in the Energy sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011:

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC): On 6/30/11 Paulson & Co. reported holding 16,712,188 shares with a market value of $1,282,827,587. This comprised 4.69% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Paulson & Co. held 14,171,448 shares with a market value of $893,509,786. This comprised 4.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,540,740. About the company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with international operations. In the United States, the Company operates in Texas and surrounding states, the Rocky Mountain region, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico. Internationally, Anadarko has exploration and/or production operations in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.
  • Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG): On 6/30/11 Paulson & Co. reported holding 18,810,000 shares with a market value of $1,214,373,554. This comprised 4.44% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Paulson & Co. held 16,190,000 shares with a market value of $772,910,627. This comprised 3.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,620,000. About the company: Transocean Ltd. is an offshore drilling contractor. The Company owns or operates mobile offshore drilling units, inland drilling barges, and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide. Transocean specializes in technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business, including deepwater and harsh environment drilling services.
  • Genon Energy, Inc. (NYSE:GEN): On 6/30/11 Paulson & Co. reported holding 51,606,409 shares with a market value of $199,200,733. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Paulson & Co. held 50,353,509 shares with a market value of $139,982,754. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,252,900. About the company: GenOn Energy, Inc. is an independent power producer that generates and wholesales electricity. The Company sells electricity to investor-owned utilities, municipalities, cooperatives, and other companies that serve end users or purchase power at wholesale for resale.
  • Talisman Energy, Inc. (NYSE:TLM): On 6/30/11 Paulson & Co. reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Paulson & Co. held 8,700,000 shares with a market value of $106,749,004. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,700,000. About the company: Talisman Energy Inc. is an independent oil and gas producer. The Company has operations in North America, the North Sea, and Indonesia. Talisman is also conducting exploration in Southeast Asia, Algeria, Qatar, Colombia and Trinidad.
  • Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT): On 6/30/11 Paulson & Co. reported holding 1,000,000 shares with a market value of $115,800,003. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Paulson & Co. held 1,000,000 shares with a market value of $60,009,998. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Walter Energy, Inc. mines coal. The Company produces metallurgical and steam and industrial coal,; manufactures blast furnace, foundry, industrial and buckwheat coke; and produces light oil, coal tar, and ammonium sulfate. Walter Energy also degasifies coalbeds and sells the gas to a utility.
  • Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR): On 6/30/11 Paulson & Co. reported holding 3,398,234 shares with a market value of $154,415,748. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Paulson & Co. held 1,829,600 shares with a market value of $32,365,625. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,568,634. About the company: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. extracts, processes, and markets steam and metallurgical coal. The Company conducts operations from surface and underground mines located in the northern and central Appalachian regions and Colorado, all located in the United States. Alpha Natural Resources markets its coal to electric utilities, steel and other industrial producers.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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