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What the World's Leading Energy Sector Insiders Fear Most

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There's a lot of conversation about the energy sector's accelerating debt crisis. The bottom line is simply this.

Regardless of where the crude oil price moves from here, there is little likelihood that any rise in the level will be large (or happen soon) enough to save most companies mired in a vicious cycle of ever more debt.

But don't worry, because you'll be prepared. These five charts will help you put the situation into perspective and even prepare for the fallout...

Three Energy Sector Shifts That Emerged from the Dungeons of Windsor

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Every March at Windsor Castle, leading global energy figures come together for the Windsor Energy Consultations.

Now, I'm not allowed to say who said what at the meeting this year. But that same rule also makes everyone be very frank in their discussions of energy.

This led to some very revealing discussions... and to agreement on the three most important shifts changing the energy sector right now.

And those, I can share with you...

Why WTI Crude Oil Prices Are Down Today

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The world's largest oil producers are getting cold feet, and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices are feeling it.

Prices are falling on news that a meeting among OPEC and non-OPEC producers is unlikely to happen.

But that doesn't mean you can't profit from oil's 2016 turnaround...

Oil Prices Will More Than Double by 2017

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Oil prices have gone through one of the worst oil crashes in modern history.

But we believe oil prices will more than double their current value by 2017.

Watch this video to find out what's going to fuel this historic rebound in oil prices...

Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Today Hit a 2016 High

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After one of the most volatile starts to a year ever, the WTI crude oil price seems to have finally stabilized.

Oil prices today were bolstered by statements from the UAE energy minister and the declining U.S. rig count.

And there are three ways to profit from oil's long-term rebound in 2016...

The Oil Sector's "Other Shoe" Just Dropped

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The "other shoe" is dropping for the oil sector, and it's going to affect each and every one of us.

This ripple effect will extend to much more than just oil and gas.

And it looms as an ongoing concern, one that is likely to have a longer-lasting effect than the price of oil itself - unless, that is, there is a reversal of trajectory.

Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Is Up Today

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The WTI crude oil price saw its second straight session of gains today after several producers announced production cuts across Oklahoma and Texas.

Today's gains mark the beginning of a sustained long-term rise in prices.

And there are four types of oil stocks that will offer nice returns in the meantime...

Why Oil Prices and Stock Markets Have Been Dancing in Lockstep

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Common sense suggests that some signals would affect both oil prices and the stock markets.

But that's not what we've been seeing lately. The two have instead been moving in almost lockstep connection. When one moves, so does the other, no matter the reason.

It seems common sense isn't in charge of the markets any more. Here's why...

How to Profit from the "Great Oil Turnaround" of 2016

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We've been able to make energy profits during the oil bear because I'm tracking opportunities outside of petroleum. One of my favorite alternative "oil-killer" energy plays, for instance, is up 45% since I recommended it. The global energy balance is simply shifting to favor these alternative energy sources.

But oil is still vitally important, and I'm pleased to report that it's going to be a bigger source of profits moving forward...

You see, towards the end of February, we saw signs that oil is about to turn the corner, with oil prices shooting up 8.5% in a single week.

While they later fell a bit, showing that volatility is still the name of the game, make no mistake...

A sustained rise in oil prices is coming.

To prepare for this trend, I've put together a plan for us to profit.

I'm tracking several companies across four different categories, but this one strategy will get you perfectly positioned to capture the biggest possible profits from the coming end of oil's decline.

In a moment, you'll see exactly how this plan will work.

But first, here's what's changed to allow for this turnaround in oil prices...

Why Oil Prices Will Rise in 2016, in One Chart

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Oil prices are down 46.6% over the last year thanks to the global supply glut.

But Money Morning Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors says prices will stabilize in 2016.

And this chart displays one trend that will make that happen this year...

The Elephant in the Oil Market That No One's Talking About

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The pundits have been hammering away at how much excess supply there is worldwide. Yet that alone is not the market's only problem.

What the oil market is experiencing right now is not a supply problem. This is what the talking heads keep missing...

Don't Touch These Oil Stocks in 2016 – Buy These Instead

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Oil stocks appear unattractive right now due to the continuing price decline and constant barrage of bearish news.

But you can still profit by avoiding one type of oil stock in favor of a more obscure type.

Here are the ones you should stay away from this year...

Three Pressing Energy Investing Questions, Answered

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Given the action that has taken place in the sector over the past several months, I haven't had the opportunity to sit down and answer your many energy investing questions.

So let's do that today. First, many of you have asked about the status of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the United States and how that will impact the global market.

And one promising company in particular has drawn your interest...

Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Is Up Today

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The WTI crude oil price hit a three-week high today thanks to a new IEA report and a declining rig count.

Despite today's gains, oil prices are actually much lower than they should be.

In fact, there's one factor manipulating the price by deflating it below the actual market value of oil...

The Truth About the Big Oil Production Freeze

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With word swirling about Russia and Saudi Arabia agreeing to freeze oil production, the talking heads are up in arms about whether it will make any difference or not.

On the table is an accord to keep production at January levels, with most of OPEC probably following Saudi Arabia's lead.

In the short term, getting Iran on board is key. Today, meetings took place with Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Venezuela on one side of the table, and Iran on the other.

The official goal was to get Iran on board with the production freeze. But my contacts are telling me a different story...