Oil and Energy Archive
Demand for energy isn’t just constant, it’s rising on a global scale. That makes energy one of the most dynamic sectors in the market.
It also makes it one of the most profitable. Traders have pocketed millions of dollars exploiting volatility in the oil market with timely options bets. And companies like ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) have delivered huge returns to shareholders, through both capital gains and consistent dividend payouts.
The stories below cover the most promising opportunities in this turbocharged market.
As you know, carbon dioxide (CO2) is a by-product of burning hydrocarbons like coal, oil and natural gas. And it’s much maligned by environmentalists, since it’s a key factor in global warming. Well, carbon dioxide’s bad reputation might be turning…
On Tuesday, I highlighted three dangerous myths about the U.S. natural gas industry and the truth behind America’s much-documented abundance of shale. Indeed, while the masses are busy touting shale as a nailed-on winner, several massive energy companies have actually…
The energy world is abuzz with stories about the shale boom in the United States. But guess what? The oil and gas riches aren’t just exclusive to our borders. Our northern neighbor Canada is also blessed with an abundance of…