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Daniel Gibbs

Daniel Gibbs

PowerHedge

Daniel is an independent research analyst whose focus is on tangible, income-producing assets. He primarily covers the energy sector for Fool.com.

Recent articles

Tap Into High Dividend Yields With This Foreign Company

Foreign companies quite often offer better dividend yields than companies located here in the United States. However, just because they have higher dividend yields, does not mean that their growth potential is lower. Here is one company that offers the best of both worlds.


1 Retirement Income Option You Might Not Have Considered

One of the best ways to generate income in or outside of your retirement accounts are publicly traded LLCs. Here is one offering great income potential.


Why Kinder Morgan Management May Be Better for Your IRA Than Kinder Morgan Energy Partners

Some of the tax laws surrounding MLPs may make them inappropriate for your IRA. Fortunately, companies such as Kinder Morgan have a solution for this!


Is Statoil About to Conquer a New Industry?

Norwegian energy giant Statoil is moving to take advantage of a new, rapidly growing trend in renewable energy.


Is Noble Corp's Plunge an Opportunity for Dividend Investors?

Noble Corp., one of the largest offshore drilling contractors in the world, may offer an opportunity for growth investors -- and it pays a high dividend yield while you wait.

Seadrill Partners Could Buy West Jupiter and Continue to Grow

Seadrill recently announced that it secured a long-term contract for its new rig, West Jupiter. Ultimately, though, it may be Seadrill Partners that gets the most benefit from this announcement.


Ensco Sell-Off Offers Opportunities for Investors

Investors should celebrate when stocks decline since declines often present opportunities to make outsized returns or collect outsized dividend yields. Here is one such opportunity.


Understanding Seadrill Partners' Confusing Structure

Seadrill Partners has one of the most confusing organizational structures in the energy industry. However, don't let that stop you from investing in it!


Russia Offers Huge Opportunities for These Companies

Spain's Repsol recently made a huge discovery of oil in Russia. But, it is far from alone in exploiting the incredible resource wealth of this giant nation.


Could This New Tech Improve Worker Safety in Oil and Gas?

This little known Australian company has developed a technology that could drastically increase the safety of workers in the oil and gas industry.

Statoil Attempts to Increase Recovery From Oil Fields

Statoil is utilizing new extraction technologies to significantly increase the lifespan of its aging Norwegian fields. This should lead to growing production for the Scandinavian giant.


Violence in Iraq Threatens ExxonMobil's Growth but Not Current Production

ExxonMobil owns one of the biggest oil fields in the world, located in Iraqi. But, it has been forced to evacuate due to the escalating violence. Here's the impact that will have on the company.


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This Growing Trend Is Good News for the World's Largest Lithium Producer

Aluminum-lithium alloy is growing increasingly popular with manufacturers that need a light, strong material to produce high-performance products. Here's how to play this trend.


ExxonMobil Pins Hopes of Production Growth on Russia

ExxonMobil, the largest western oil company, has been aggressively expanding into Russia in order to tap into the country's extremely rich oil resources. This is in spite of the sanctions that the United States has levied upon Russia. In so doing, the company is attempting to capture its last hope of reversing declining production.


This Dividend Stock Can Help You Beat Inflation in Retirement

Consolidated Edison has a long track record of annual dividend increases. Now, some demographic changes should strengthen its ability to continue these increases in the future.

Enerplus Offers Both Growth and Dividends

The market cannot always be depended on to deliver capital gains, even if a company is delivering growth. For this reason, high yielding companies such as Enerplus can be a valuable addition to any portfolio.


Long-Term Contracts Make Pipelines Attractive Income Investments

Pipeline operators earn a steady flow of cash from the long-term contracts that they have with oil and gas companies to provide transit services for their resources. This allows these companies to steadily grow their distributions as they acquire new pipelines, which also carry such contracts.


Total's Joslyn Exit Doesn't Jeopardize Near-Term Growth

French oil and gas giant Total S.A. recently suspended the Joslyn Mine oil sands project indefinitely. This has reduced the company's chance to profit from the mine's production, but ultimately this looks like the right decision.


North Atlantic Drilling's Earnings Show Strong Forward Growth Prospects

North Atlantic Drilling announced results last week that, while weaker on a quarter-over-quarter basis, did an excellent job of showing the company's forward growth prospects.


GasLog to Play Growth in LNG Shipping

The LNG shipping industry is in the midst of an unprecedented boom but there are still opportunities to profit from it. Here is one.