Natural gas is a natural source of energy, mainly containing methane. This source of energy is used for generating power for machines and vehicles, producing electricity, and providing heat. Natural gas is usually found deep in rock formations or hydrocarbon reservoirs. Natural gas is the cleanest fossil fuel, when compared to coal and oil, as it produces less carbon dioxide. A new method of extracting natural gas through hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as “fracking,” has opened more potential reserves. Fracking has enabled the U.S. to have one of the world’s largest recoverable reserves of natural gas.
Over the past six months, natural gas prices have taken a serious hit; falling more than 40% to around $2.60 per million British Thermal Unit (BTU). With warmer spring weather arriving, many are forecasting this spring to be one of the weakest for natural gas demand in more than 10 years.However, not everyone is bearish on natural gas.. Read More
While corporate earnings continue to come in solid, stocks continue to be sold.It’s not all the time that stocks follow oil prices, but they certainly have this time around and the selling momentum has gained on deflationary pressures from producer prices to declining expectations for global economic growth.And the selling is happening. Read More
In a nervous market trading right near its high, it’s worth looking for value. But there’s not a lot of it around, as stocks are fully priced and expectations for earnings are modest.One company we’ve looked at before is Chart Industries, Inc. (GTLS) out of Garfield Heights, Ohio. This business manufactures specialized equipment. Read More
When we first took a look at Chart Industries, Inc. (GTLS) in April, the stock was trading around $80.00 a share. The natural gas build-out is a very worthy investment theme going forward and equity market portfolios should have some exposure.The oil and natural gas industry is a bright spot in today’s economy, and there is genuine economic. Read More