SOURCE: Equity Leader Inc.

May 22, 2012 09:00 ET

Conditions of Growth, Economic Analysis - Research Report on Goodrich Petroleum Corporation and ConocoPhillips

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - Today, introduced research coverage of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP). Full research reports are available to readers at:

Economic fundamentals leading into 2012 have set a generally positive pace with GDP growth likely to pick up through the coming year. However, there are several important caveats to note as the world economy continues to face headwinds and risks weigh to the downside. Positive outlooks are conditional on fiscal policy in payroll taxes and unemployment insurance benefits and upon the easing of the European debt situation. A repeat of volatility experience in 2011 is likely in 2012, as perceptions about the strength of the U.S. economy and the euro zone will vary over time as events unfold.

Despite the current situation, our team continues to identify high momentum situations with growth potential -- there remains strong opportunity within careful discretion.

Equity Leader has decided to cover Goodrich Petroleum Corporation for its current position within the basic materials industry. Goodrich Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas on properties primarily in Northwest Louisiana, East Texas and South Texas. A copy of this report detailing Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) is available at:

Equity Leader is also taking note of ConocoPhillips for its changing role within the basic materials industry. ConocoPhillips is an international integrated energy company. To download free research on ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) investors may visit:

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