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Taylor Muckerman

Taylor Muckerman


Taylor Muckerman was lead energy & materials analyst for from 2012-2013. He is now Head of Retention for Motley Fool Canada.

Recent articles


How Energy Looks in 2043

Renewables are exciting, but long-term investors shouldn’t give up on fossil fuels for a few decades, at least.


Your Energy Investing Questions, Answered

We're digging through the mailbag to answer your questions about oil services companies, the Permian Basin situation, and more.


Kinder Morgan's Deal With the Canadian Government

Shareholders breathed a sigh of relief as the Trans Mountain pipeline saga reached a strange conclusion.


Don't Let Kinder's Pipeline Woes Scare You

Kinder Morgan is running into some serious trouble in Canada, but there are still plenty of reasons to like the company.


The State of Solar Today

The solar industry has seen some big changes in the last few months. Here are a few companies and trends for investors to watch.


GE's Recent Tumble Could Be a Step in the Right Direction

GE shareholders have probably not been thrilled about the stock’s performance lately, but the company keeps setting itself up for long-term success.


Big Oil Earnings: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

A slew of Big Oil companies reported earnings in the past few weeks, and results were scattered across the board.


Listener Question: Investing in Agriculture

Taking a look at a few subsectors in the massive energy and industrials space, and how best to invest in them.


When Will Self-Driving Cars Be on the Market?

This week, we talk about what the Consumer Electronics Show revealed about the progress toward autonomous vehicles, plus the latest on BP and GE.


A Year in Review: How 2017 Changed the Energy Industry

Looking back on some of this year’s biggest headlines in energy -- from Uber’s lawsuits to Tesla’s semi-truck -- and how the industry is changing.

Can Big Oil Survive the Threat of Electric Vehicles?

Electric vehicles are gaining greater traction every day, and investors in the oil industry need to take notice.

Oil Rig Sunset

The 'Savior' Natural Gas Stocks Have Been Waiting For

Natural gas producers have been poor-performing stocks for years. Is there a savior on the horizon?


TransCanada Up on Pipeline Approval News

The Keystone XL Pipeline has been cleared to run through Nebraska, but TransCanada still has a lot of work to do.


What Investors Should Know About Buying Into Natural Gas

Demand for natural gas has been spiking in the last few years, and it’s only projected to grow from here.


Phillips 66 Is Tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. What’s the Impact?

Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced that the Department of Energy is releasing 500,000 barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. We discuss the impact and importance of the move.


We Finally Learned That Leveraged Oil Stocks Without a Cost Advantage Probably Are Bad Investments

Everyone makes mistakes, but the important thing is to learn from them.


How the Solar Eclipse Will Affect the Solar Industry

Next Monday’s solar eclipse will span across the U.S., and solar energy production will be surprisingly affected.


Pioneer Natural Resources Down 13% in 1 Day

A huge drop for a huge, steady producer followed some pretty alarming news in Pioneer’s quarterly report.

Where the World Gets Its Power

Renewable energy is taking off in some parts of the world, but it's far from replacing fossil fuels. And speaking of fossil fuels, the Industry Focus: Energy team checks in with OPEC, and some infrastructure and service players as well.

Game Theory Starts to Weigh on OPEC’s Production Cuts

OPEC’s production cut compliance continues to drop, is this the end of its attempt to prop up oil prices?

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