3 Things You Need To Know About the Oil and Gas Industry This Week

Welcome to Sunday! Here are three things about the oil and gas industry that you might want to look at today and over the next week.

1. Have you realized that the attention paid to the oil and gas sector from investors and market watchers seem to have declined over the past few weeks when compared with the months closer to end-2014? Here is my take on how the market’s psychology can play a large role on investors’ interest in any particular sector. Read more here.

2. With the sharp decline in the price of oil that has happened since the last quarter of 2014, it’s perhaps fair to say that the oil and gas industry is troubled currently. If you’d like to invest in beaten-down industries, you might want to take a look at how investing maestro Peter Lynch might approach such situations. Here’s my colleague Chin Hui Leong on the topic.

3. As alluded to earlier, companies that belong to the oil industry would also be troubled – and this can create bargains. With Vard Holdings Ltd (SGX: MS7) being an offshore oil and gas service provider, find out if the firm’s shares would interest a value investor like Benjamin Graham. Here’s my colleague Adam Kuo’s take on the subject.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore writer Stanley Lim does not own any company mentioned above.