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Three Ways a Greek Debt Settlement Will Affect the Energy Sector

There are now rising indications that the Greek government and its creditors are going to avert a full-blown financial meltdown…

And this means there are some positive developments coming for the energy sector.

Here's what needs to happen in Greece... and how it could affect an entire industry...

energy

This Natural Gas ETF Will Surge from the Exploding LNG Market

Natural gas prices have rebounded 13.6% over the last month.

As prices keep rising alongside LNG demand, a natural gas ETF is the best way to get in on the long-term profits.

One particular ETF will gain handsomely from U.S. LNG exports, which are about to revolutionize the global natural gas trade...

Stocks

A Buyout Makes Us Like This Energy Sector Pick Even More

A deal announced last week will see one Private Briefing company buying another – the 13th time one of our recommendations has become a "deal stock."

In this latest transaction, natural gas pipeline company Williams Co. is buying up the portion of subsidiary Williams Partners that it doesn't already own in a $13.8 billion all-stock deal.

This latest deal is part of a new trend in energy, one that will continue to create gains. Here's why...

energy

Natural Gas Futures News: Why Prices Are Down 2.39% Today

Natural gas prices fell today during a month that has seen a huge rally in the energy sector.

The news comes on speculation that the EIA's weekly report may show a supply increase.

But here's why demand will outpace supply in 2015 - and why our favorite stock pick will see huge gains from it...

Commodities

Why Uranium Prices Are Rising, and How You Can Profit

Currently, uranium prices are creeping upwards after bottoming out mid-year 2014.

If you're an investor who thinks mostly of coal and oil in regards to the energy sector, consider giving uranium a chance.

As a clean, base load power at low cost to billions of people, it's a hard-asset must-have for investors' portfolios.

Energy

Here's What Obama's First-Ever Energy Review Missed

The Obama administration just released its inaugural Quadrennial Energy Review (QER).

The aim of the 348-page report, which was ordered by a Presidential Memorandum in January 2014, is to help the U.S. government create a "comprehensive and integrated energy strategy" by identifying the roadblocks to providing affordable and secure energy and energy services for the country.

The QER's concerns mirror those I have considered in Oil Energy Investor and even addressed before the queen's Windsor Energy Consultation last month at Windsor Castle outside London.

And as the severity of the problems outlined in the QER become apparent, there are going to be some very nice opportunities for investors to profit.

However, the report neglected to address a number of key issues that are crucial to understanding the challenges in the energy sector.

Here's my take on what really needs to be fixed...

Energy Market

I'm Counting on Chaos in the Energy Sector and You Should, Too

Are we worried about smaller players in the energy sector "just plain going out of business"? No way!

Not only are we not afraid of weaker players being swept away, we're counting on it.

Because people are forgetting about this one important nugget of information - it's what separates the average investors from the millionaires...

Energy

Shell, BG Group Merger Signals Huge Changes in Energy

The $70 billion acquisition of BG Group plc (LON: BG) by Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE: RDSA) will result in a merged company with market value double that of BP plc (ADR) (NYSE: BP) and bigger than Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX).

According to Bloomberg News, this deal counters the prevailing view...

Energy

Here's How Bad Energy Sector Layoffs Are in 2015

Slumping oil prices have been a benefit at the pumps, but its wreaking havoc on our nation's energy workforce.

Amid a 55% plunge in crude oil prices since last June, there have been roughly 91,000 energy sector layoffs announced since late December.

Warnings about unstainable debt held by energy companies and a burst of bankruptcies are expected to result in more pink slips.

Here's why that's so troublesome for the U.S. economy...

Stock Price

Will CHK Stock Price Get Boosted by Icahn?

Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s (NYSE: CHK) stock has fallen 39.5% in the last year amid quarter-over-quarter earnings losses.

For billionaire investor Carl Icahn, it's the perfect opportunity to increase his stake at a discount.

Here's how you can benefit from Icahn's strategy, regardless of how CHK stock performs...