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Adam Galas

Adam Galas


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

Oil Dividend Stocks: 3 Facts All Frack Sand Investors Need to Know

Frack sand producers have been hammered by the oil crash. Learn what the three biggest sand producers are doing to survive and whether their high dividends are safe.

High-Yield Oil Stocks: 3 Reasons Kinder Morgan Can Keep Growing Its Dividend For Decades

Learn why Kinder Morgan's dividend can keep growing quickly for decades, even after America's energy boom ends.

Offshore Drilling Stocks: 3 Vital Factors Investors Need to Be Aware Of

Few industries have been as hammered in recent years as offshore drillers. Find out three important trends you need to be aware of.

3 Energy Stocks Set to Soar When American Oil Recovers

Learn about 3 undervalued oil stocks that are likely to boom when America's shale oil industry finally turns the corner.

Oil Stocks: 4 Important Insights National Oilwell Varco is Giving Energy Investors

Oil-drilling equipment maker National Oilwell Varco recently revealed four key insights that energy investors need to know.

Halliburton's Potential $10 Billion Asset Sale: 2 Stocks That Might Benefit Most

The Justice Department is forcing Halliburton to sell up to $10 billion in assets before it will approve its merger with Baker Hughes. Find out which 2 companies stand to benefit the most.

Oil Stocks: 4 Key Facts All ExxonMobil Investors Need to Know Now

Learn four key facts about how Exxon is investing in the long-term growth of both its production and dividend, despite the worst oil crash since the financial crisis.

High-Yield Oil Dividend Stocks: 5 Facts That Will Make Kinder Morgan Investors Cheer

Find out five potentially surprising facts about Kinder Morgan and how it's faring during the oil crash that will have major ramifications for long-term income investors.

Seadrill's Potential Debt Time Bomb: 3 Vitally Important Things Investors Need to Know Now

Learn three key facts about Seadrill's mountain of debt to see how they might affect the company's ability to weather the worst offshore drilling downturn in decades.

3 Vitally Important Numbers You Need to Know to Profit From Big Oil

Learn three very important factors that can help you decide which big oil companies make the best long-term investments.

Big Oil Dividend Stocks: 1 Value Trap to Avoid Like the Plague, and 2 Superior Alternatives

The oil crash has left many Big Oil dividend stocks undervalued. Learn why you must avoid one particular high-yield value trap, and which two companies represent better alternatives.

3 Reasons to Ignore the Oil Collapse and Buy Williams Companies Today

Investors needn't worry about Williams Companies' growth prospects despite the oil crash; its dividend growth prospects are among the best in its industry.

High-Yield Energy Stocks: 3 Reasons to Be Bullish on Kinder Morgan Today

Learn the top three reasons today's income investors should be bullish on one of America's best high-yielding dividend growth stocks.

Transocean Earnings: Expectations Crushed, but 2 Massive Problems Remain

Transocean just crushed analyst expectations but the news was far from good. Learn what 2 things you need to focus on instead of the earnings beat.

Analysts Slash Outlook on Seadrill: What Investors Need to Know Now

Things seem to keep getting worse for the offshore drilling sector, and Seadrill, in particular, as numerous analysts race to downgrade it. Find out if you need to pay attention to this, or if it's just noise.

This High-Yield MLP Just Slashed Its Payout 29%: What Investors Need to Know Now

This MLP just slashed its payout and lowered its distribution guidance for the year. Find out what this means for investors and its competitors' high yield payouts as well.

Better Big Dividend Buy Now: Kinder Morgan Inc or Markwest Energy Partners LP

Might this smaller, faster growing MLP make for a better high-yield investment than blue chip pipeline king Kinder Morgan? Find out what two of our contributors have to say.

ExxonMobil Earnings: Ignore the Monster Earnings Beat and Focus on These 3 Things Instead

ExxonMobil just hit earnings out of the park, but investors shouldn't cheer too loudly. Find out 3 key takeaways and what is largely irrelevant to long-term investors.

Williams Companies Earnings: Ignore the Earnings Miss and Focus on These 3 Things Instead

Williams Companies just missed earnings expectations. Find out why you should ignore that and focus on three other important factors instead.

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc Earnings: What Investors Need to Know About the Huge Miss

U.S. Silica just reported an enormous miss on earnings, but the actual results aren't as bad as they seem.