The 3 Ways You Can Profit From Oil Services

For those interested in investing in oil services, finding the right fit for your particular type of investing can be difficult. There are three general groups that you can use to help categorize how you want to play this space. The first is those small niche players that are poised to capture value from a glaring need in the oil space. Companies in this group can be big flyers if they catch onto the right trend, or can get caught fighting off several entrants in an oversupplied market.

To be a successful investor in these types of oil service companies, you probably have a very intimate knowledge of the energy space. For those who don't have that deep knowledge of the sector, don't despair. There are other investment strategies that don't require you to be an industry expert. Find out two other ways to invest in the oil services company by tuning into the video below. 

The oil services industry is such a lucrative space to be right now, the Motley Fool's chief investment officer has selected one of these behind-the-scenes energy companies as his No. 1 stock for this year. Find out which stock it is in the special  report: "The Motley Fool's Top Stock for 2013." Simply click here and we'll give you free access to this report where you can find out the name of this under-the-radar company.

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