Oil investing hardly needs an introduction as the petroleum industry has been the single most influential industry in the last century. Yet, talks about peak oil and environmental concerns over fossil fuels have sparked new debates about the viability of oil-based energy and the future of oil investing. Today, the industry remains in a state of flux: on one hand, concerns over running out of conventional fuels have led us scrambling to find alternative sources, on the other hand, the lack of a better solution means that oil continues to be our most important energy source.
The oil investing archive below uncovers the most important factors affecting oil markets and oil stocks. Our in-depth analysis—featuring exclusive charts and data—reveals the best long-term trends in oil investing and identifies the actionable investment opportunities to profit from these trends.
Be sure to also check out Profit from the Shale Gas Revolution, our authoritative free guide on investing in the most prolific trend in energy of the last 50 years.
The recent deal easing sanctions in return for nuclear cooperation was a first step on the long road to renewedd Iranian oil exports. Should you adjust your portfolio?
Prices of both commodities remain unpredictable, but there’s plenty of upside to oil and gas investing. Here, some advice from our resident expert.
Proximity to Asia will drive exports. We also revisit the recent chat to answer questions about several securities, including Linn Energy’s.
The controversial Keystone XL pipeline is just one possible escape route, so one way or another the crude will find its way to markets
A tour of Alberta’s oil sands reveals the challenges and rewards of the controversial resource.
The former vice president is all wet in claiming global warming will devalue oil sands reserves. Plus: First Solar goes supernova.
The recent widening of the discount on domestic crude is bad news for shale drillers but a much needed ray of hope for refiners.
The anniversary of the 1973 Arab embargo reminds us how far domestic energy policies have come and how much more work remains.
One of the oldest oil basins in the US puts the better known shale plays to shame.
With plans to export natural gas ramping up, the trend’s become a friend to dented drillers.