While the natural gas sector has received plenty of hype, research analyst Austin Smith cautions investors away from Cheniere Energy. Natural gas is far more expensive in Asia than the United States, a gradient Cheniere hopes to take advantage of by exporting natural gas out of the U.S. The problem is that many Asian nations, including China, have plenty of untapped natural gas stores that will erode Cheniere's advantage once companies like Halliburton or Schlumberger exploit these reserves. 

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