From the Inside Flap
Considering the economics of the industry andthe multifaceted factors involved in investing,Investing in Energy identifies and assesses the major energy sectors: oil and natural gas—currently the most dominant sources—as wellas power and emerging green industries.
A comprehensive look at the economics of the energy industry, the book reviews the financial considerations necessary for evaluating andassessing investment opportunities, including
cash flow, capital structure, and the role ofcapital markets across a myriad of energysector firms. It also looks at the financialconsiderations for these sectors, including key credit metrics, the importance of liquidity, cash flow, and capital expenditure, as well as the multitude of investment strategies applicableto the green energy sector.
A detailed guide to all of the major energytechnologies, an overview of the economics of the industry, a review of the financial considerations, and an evaluation of each major sectorof energy production, Investing in Energy covers everything from OPEC to biofuels, and everything in between, in order to get investors the information that they need to make informed decisions on how to invest in the energy industry.
From the Back Cover
Offering a fresh perspective on the economics of the energy industry, Investing in Energy: A Primer on the Economics of the Energy Industry is essential reading for anyone interested in the investmentopportunities afforded in this rapidly expandingand diversifying field.
Written by an industry researcher and investment advisor with twenty years of insider experience, the book presents an in-depth look at the economics of energy, providing bankable advice on the two major sources of energy being used today: gas and oil, as well as coverage of new and emerging green and alternative power sources. Reflecting on theinvestment opportunities presented by each option,the book empowers readers—from seasoned investorsto those just starting out in the world of energy economics—to make informed choices about what to do with their money in the rapidly changing world of energy investment.
From big oil companies to emerging cap-and-trade policies, Investing in Energy offers the most complete coverage of the economics of the energy industry available.