At a time when OPEC is bent on keeping their cuts in place and U.S. shale might start to produce less and less, we could be entering an era of higher oil prices.
There are a few plays to consider in the energy arena, but it still looks like a place to be underweight going into 2020.
Energy can be a volatile place to put your money, so here are some points to look out for with natural gas.
Investing in oil and gas names can be risky, but this well-known company has proven itself in challenging times and offers a growing 5% dividend yield.
The Grave Dancer is buying oil production assets, so we may finally have reached a bottom in the valuation of energy companies.
These stocks are not for the faint of heart and the risk-averse.
Magellan Midstream Partners is a high-quality master limited partnership that yields 6.9%.
The issue is not CHK's debt, but whether it can service the debt, and the company's robust hedge book and the recent uptrend in natural gas pricing CHK show that it should be.
When an issue this big comes to market, institutions and fund managers make room in their portfolio ahead of the IPO. This means oil names will be a source of shorts in any portfolio.
Energy Transfer appears bargain-priced, and is available for just 9.3-times this year's estimated earnings while yielding close to double its normalized rate.