The Hidden Tax Burden of MLP ETFs
In an environment of persistently low interest rates, investors have increasingly looked beyond traditional fixed income investments toward other income-producing alternatives.
MLPs Come into Sharp Focus
The young, tax-advantaged asset class of master limited partnerships, with its unique structure and method of return, has been picking up steam for the past several years.
Steady Returns for a Wealth of Investment Strategies
I’s been a year of contrasts in the U.S. energy business.
SRI Investor Coalition Tells Shale Energy Companies to Clean Up Their Act
A coalition of investors committed to environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility are using their combined $1 trillion in assets to pressure energy companies to adhere to “best practices” in fracking shale oil gas.
Creating a Future-Ready Natural Gas Industry Now
My top priority for this year as chairman of the American Gas Association (AGA) is ensuring that our customers, regulators and elected officials are confident in our ability to safely deliver our product.
An unusual — and stunning — thing happened on the way out of the financial crisis: In 2009, the United States became the world’s largest producer of natural gas.
The American oil and natural gas industry finds itself once again at a dramatic political crossroads in 2012.
Delivering Results in Volatile Times
The financial markets’ movement in 2011 led many investors to seek stable income and steady business models; midstream MLPs and other partnerships benefitted from that interest.