It's fair to say that companies involved in the natural gas cycle are affected in different ways when the price of the gaseous fossil fuel ebbs and flows. Halliburton (NYSE: HAL ) is a company that benefits indirectly from higher natural gas prices because its customers are more likely to increase drilling activity in this state. Being respected as the leader in fracking technology bodes well for Halliburton should natural gas rig count activity rebound in tandem with market prices.
For a company that stands to delight investors in this scenario because its resource base will appreciate dramatically, turn to EQT (NYSE: EQT ) . Encompassing multiple points along natural gas' lifeline, a rise in prices will undoubtedly lead to an increase in the bottom line of this low-cost Marcellus operator. For more details on each company's operations and how they stand to benefit from the rise in nat-gas prices, tune in below.
Domestic oil and gas service companies have taken a hit due to a slowdown in the natural gas drilling boom of the last couple of years. As this market looks to rebound, investors would be wise to consider Halliburton, one of the top companies in the business and one of those most in tune with the domestic market. To access The Motley Fool's new premium research report on this industry stalwart, simply click here now and learn everything you need to know about how Halliburton is positioning itself both at home and abroad.