BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- The following oil-and-gas stocks have at least quintupled since the March 2009 low. Rising commodity prices could continue to bolster performance.
2. Houston American Energy ( HUSA) has rocketed 546% during the past twelve months, beating U.S. benchmarks and oil-and-gas peers. The company explores in the U.S. Gulf Coast region and Colombia. CEO John Terwilliger owns 31% of shares outstanding.
1. Brigham Exploration ( BEXP) has risen 14-fold in the past year, trouncing peers and benchmarks. The company uses advanced technologies, including 3D seismic imaging and multi-stage fracture simulations, to explore for oil and gas in the U.S.