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Best Buys For Natural Gas Boom Future



August 26, 2011 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: UNG , FCG , XOP

U.S. natural gas production has sky rocketed in the past year. Our natural gas production is leading the way and the shale boom has been a big contributor to this. Natural gas prices haven’t been too  dynamic, but the use of natural gas has definitely increased. 


 "The Golden Age of Gas

Earlier this year, a piece in The Wall Street Journal made this point:

The increasing abundance of cheap natural gas, coupled with rising demand for the fuel from China and the fall-out from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, may have set the stage for a “golden age of gas,” the International Energy Agency said Monday.

Under a scenario set out by the IEA, global consumption of natural gas could rise by more than 50% over the next 25 years, with it accounting for more than a quarter of global energy demand by 2035, up from 21% now… "

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3 Comments – Post Your Own

#1) On August 26, 2011 at 5:04 PM, ikkyu2 (98.16) wrote:

Don't forget about Gazprom, traded as an ADR under OGPZY.

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#2) On August 27, 2011 at 10:14 PM, Melaschasm (71.33) wrote:

I expect even more growth in natural gas production and use.  However, part of the reason why I think natural gas is going to have a bigger market share is because of the relatively low prices.  Thus I think investing in  natural gas equipment makers is going to be an even more profitable position than investing in the producers.

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#3) On August 31, 2011 at 11:11 AM, EnvestorFirst (< 20) wrote:

I think you are right about that. I think that investing in the service companies are going to be more lucritive compared to the E&P companies.

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