SOURCE: Stock Market Alerts

August 24, 2007 08:20 ET

Emerging Stock to Watch: UCPI! August 24, 2007

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Stock Market Alerts.

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - August 24, 2007) - Stock Market Alerts' performance stock list includes: Unicorp, Inc. (OTCBB: UCPI), Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO), Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC).

Having recently reported record 2nd quarter 2007 results, including revenue up over 300%, Unicorp, Inc. (OTCBB: UCPI) should have investors monitoring the stock closely. Yesterday, a press release was issued by the company announcing an update of its operational activity occurring during the second quarter of 2007.

This is great news for UCPI! Highlights from the press release include:

--  Second quarter production was approximately 11,645 barrels of oil
    equivalent (BOE), which was an increase of 83% over the first quarter 2007
    production level and an increase of 453% over second quarter 2006
    production levels.  Six month production was approximately 18,015 BOE which
    was a 326% increase over six month 2006 production levels.
    
--  Unicorp closed on the acquisition of the Welsh Field properties
    located in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana for a purchase price of $1.3
    million.  At the time of purchase, the properties were producing
    approximately 45 gross (34 net) BOE per day.  Unicorp immediately
    instituted a remedial workover program and current gross production exceeds
    70 BOE per day.
    
--  For the six months ended June 30, 2007, the company experienced a
    gross profit from oil and gas operations of $199,248 compared to a gross
    loss of $34,949 for the 2006 period and for the three months ended June 30,
    2007, the company experienced a gross profit from oil and gas operations of
    $209,713 compared to a gross loss of $32,789 for the 2006 period.
    
--  Unicorp participated in the drilling of the Seward Lejuene Well No. 1
    on the North Edna prospect located in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.
    Although pay was present, the zone was depleted and the well was
    subsequently plugged and abandoned.
    
--  To obtain funding for the company's ongoing operations, Unicorp
    entered into a securities purchase agreement with YA Global Investments,
    L.P. (formerly, Cornell Capital Partners L.P.), an accredited investor, on
    May 17, 2007, for the sale of $7,000,000 in secured convertible debentures.
    As of June 30, 2007, the company had drawn $5,500,000 on the secured
    convertible debentures.
    

*For complete details on the company's prospects please refer to yesterday's press release.

With five projects producing oil, investors looking to benefit from the energy sector are going to watch this one closely! Unicorp Inc. is primarily engaged in the acquisition, development, exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. Its focus is on aggressively acquiring working interests in crude oil and natural gas properties with the intent of exploration and development or by enhancing production through the use of modern development techniques such as horizontal drilling, satellite technology and 3-D seismic. The company's goal is to achieve a high return on its investment by limiting its up-front acquisition costs, by quickly developing its acquisitions and by practicing a sound and smart approach to oil and gas exploration and development.

UCPI closed Thursday at around Nineteen cents a share.

For Stock Market Alerts' in-depth profile of Unicorp, visit http://www.wallstreetenews.com/HotStocks/UCPI082307/default.aspx.

Other Stocks of interest yesterday were:

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) up 1.5% on 7.1 million shares traded. Valero Energy Corporation is a Fortune 500 company based in San Antonio, with approximately 22,000 employees and 2006 revenues of more than $90 billion. The company owns and operates 18 refineries throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.3 million barrels per day, making it the largest refiner in North America.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) up 0.6% on 5.4 million shares traded. Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the largest independent producer and third-largest overall producer of natural gas in the United States. On August 8th 2007, the company announced that it has priced its previously announced offering of an additional $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.500% Contingent Convertible Senior Notes due 2037 (the Notes) at 97.625% of par. In addition, Chesapeake has granted the underwriter a 13- day option to purchase up to an additional $75 million of the Notes to cover over-allotment options.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) up 0.3% on 2.4 million shares traded. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare.

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