Natural gas begs your forgiveness.
If carbon molecules could speak, voices from the vapor would be reassuring Fools that the sector conceals opportunity beneath the rubble of a nearly $10 price collapse from a frothy 2008 peak.
Epitomized by the embarrassing margin call that forced Chesapeake Energy
Pipeline purveyors Kinder Morgan
The pipeline will carry product from the Barnett and Bossier shale regions to eastern markets, and it will provide back-up capacity when tropical storms halt movement through the Gulf Coast infrastructure. Continuing to build through this massive market disruption, these high-yielding income generators have generated some meaningful organic growth. Kinder Morgan, Energy Transfer Partners and related offering Energy Transfer Equity
While contract drillers like Nabors Industries
For managing to grow while the industry contracted around them, and for paying attractive dividends all the while, I continue to view the midstream operators like Energy Transfer Partners as solid plays on a gaseous fuel.
Fool contributor Christopher Barker reminds Fools to avoid campfires in the vicinity of any pipelines. He can be found blogging actively and acting Foolishly within the CAPS community under the username TMFSinchiruna. He tweets. He owns no shares in the companies mentioned. Chesapeake Energy is a Motley Fool Inside Value selection. The Fool owns shares of Chesapeake Energy. Try any of our Foolish newsletters today, free for 30 days.
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