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Adam Galas

Adam Galas

AdamGalas

Adam Galas is an energy writer for The Motley Fool and a retired Army Medical Services Officer. After serving his country in the global war on terror, he has come home to serve investors by teaching them how to invest better in order to achieve their financial dreams.



Recent articles

National Oilwell Varco Earnings: 3 Things Investors Really Need to Focus on

National Oilwell Varco just reported some not-unexpected bad news. Find out what long-term investors need to focus on and what is just noise.


Kinder Morgan's Shrinking Backlog: What It Means for the Future of Its Dividend Growth

Kinder Morgan's project backlog has shrunk for two quarters in a row. Find out why, and what this disturbing trend means for the company's dividend growth future.


Dividend Stocks: 3 Reasons Rockwell Automation is Still a Great Long-Term Investment

Here are three reasons why one of the most shareholder-friendly industrial dividend stocks could have a bright future, despite recent growth headwinds.


Oil Dividend Stocks: 4 High-Yielding MLPs That Just Raised Their Payouts as Much as 30%

Learn about four high-yielding oil stocks that are thriving despite the oil crash and rewarding investors with continued strong dividend growth.


3 Key Facts About Kinder Morgan's Dividend Future That You Need to Know Now

Kinder Morgan's latest earnings clearly showed that it's not impervious to the effects of weak oil prices. Find out three key facts that will determine the future of its dividend.

Oil Stocks: Seadrill Suffers a Major Blow, but Arctic Drilling Could Prove a Silver Lining

Seadrill and its subsidiary just suffered a major blow, but news of a Russian oil giant resuming arctic drilling means that the news may not be that bad. Find out what this means for investors.


Dividend Stocks: Don't Expect More Mega-Mergers From Kinder Morgan Anytime Soon

Kinder Morgan is planning on lots more smaller acquisitions. Find out why, and learn about an unexpected threat and why it won't likely be making huge acquisitions anytime soon.


Oil Stocks: 2 Reasons High-Yield Frac Sand Stocks Could Rebound in 2015

Despite the oil crash, there are two reasons to believe frac sand stocks may recover in 2015, especially from today's beaten-down share prices.


2 Reasons Kinder Morgan's Winning Streak May Be About to End

Kinder Morgan has managed to return impressive returns despite the oil crash. However, there are now two risks that threaten to end its winning streak.


Dividend Stocks: Why Williams Partners' $575 Million Deal Should Make Investors Cheer

Williams Partners just announced a $575 million deal that will increase its market share in two of the hottest growth sectors in the energy industry.

2 Things That Could Sink Williams Companies' Share Price

Williams Cos. and Williams Partners are two of America's best long-term dividend stocks. However, two risks threaten to crash shares in the months ahead.


3 Reasons This Oil Stock is a Better Buy Than Linn Energy Today

Linn Energy is one of the most popular high-yield oil stocks today. However there is a high-yielding alternative you should consider.


Kinder Morgan Earnings: Earnings and Revenue Crash While Dividend Soars

Kinder Morgan's latest results came with a 14% divided boost, but revenue and earnings crashed. Find out why those things don't matter and what investors should focus on instead.


Is Now Finally the Time to Buy Offshore Drillers?

Few industries have suffered recently as offshore drillers. Find out why now is the time to go bottom feeding for some of the deepest value stocks around.


Oil Merger Mania: The Best Way to Make (and Lose) Money

The oil crash means industry mergers are heating up. Lean the best and worst way to profit from oil industry consolidation.

2 Dividend Growth Champions NOT to Buy Today, and 2 Better Alternatives

With the market near all-time highs, find out which of these dividend growth champions is likely overvalued, and which two alternatives make for better investments today.


3 Reasons These Energy Dividend Stocks Could Plunge Further

Oil-related stocks have had a rough few months, and things might be about to go from bad to worse for these three fast-growing energy stocks. Find out what it might mean for you.


Could High Debt Kill Linn Energy LLC's Sky-High Yield?

Breitburn Energy Partners, because of high debt levels, just had to slash its distribution by 50%. Find out if this other high-yield oil MLP is also at risk.


The Biggest Threat Facing Offshore Drillers Keeps Getting Worse

Bad news keeps piling on for offshore drillers. Find out what's happening and whose shares are most at risk.


Disruptive Innovation: 3 Ways Technology Is Changing How You Will Use Energy

3 technologies are changing the way you interact with energy forever. Learn which companies are leading the charge into the brave new future.