Energy trading involves products like crude oil, electricity, natural gas and wind power. Since these commodities often fluctuate abruptly they can be attractive to speculators.

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How do Government Regulations Impact the Oil and Gas Drilling Sector?
Oil Refinery at Twilight
What Are the Main Substitutes for Oil and Gas Energy?
Cityscape of Houston in late afternoon light.
The Biggest Oil Towns in Texas
What Percentage of the Global Economy Is the Oil and Gas Drilling Sector?
Cropped Hand Of Woman Refueling Car
The 2008 Financial Crisis and Its Effects on Gas and Oil
Brent Crude vs. West Texas Intermediate (WTI): The Differences
Aerial View of a Texas Oil Refinery and Fuel Storage Tanks
Common Debt-To-Equity Ratios for Oil and Gas Companies
How Do Proven and Unproven Oil Reserves Differ?
Winter Fun in Parks of Toronto (Brief - 'Its Cold Outside')
Cooling Degree Day (CDD): How to Calculate Energy Demand
oil refinery industry plant along twilight in Thailand.
How strong are the barriers to entry in the oil and gas sector?
Guide to Investing in Oil Markets
Businesswoman Analyzing Stock Market KPI With BI, Computer, Smartphone Screen
What Economic Indicators Do Oil and Gas Investors Need to Watch?
Top Factors That Affect the Price of Oil
The Effect of Crude Inventories on the Oil Economy
The silhouettes of pumpjacks are seen above oil wells in the Bakken Formation
Area Of Mutual Interest (AMI)
How has fracking decreased U.S. dependence on foreign oil?
Burning gas in oil field in Gulf Sea.
Brent Blend
Net Acres
Two oil and gas workers with large fuel pipelines.
Christmas Tree (oil and gas)
Oil Workers Using Chain to Position Drill on Drilling Platform
What Are the Most Common ETFs That Track the Oil and Gas Drilling Sector?
An oil plant at dusk
Integrated Oil and Gas Co.: Definition, Operations, and Examples
U.S. shale oil wells
Meet OPEC, Manager of Oil Wealth
Fracking Oil Well
Spud: Explaining the Process to Drill a Well
A fracking oil tower
oil rig on ocean
Oil and Gas Production Timelines
10 Ways to Save Energy and Money
Shale Oil vs. Conventional Oil: What's the Difference?
Barrels on a Graph
Crack Spread: What it is, How to Trade It
Azerbaijan, Baku, oil fields
What Is Upstream in the Oil and Gas Industry?
Drilling rig at VanWinkle Unit # 1 petroleum well (west of Granville, Ohio, USA) 9
Working Interest
Downstream: Definition, Types, and Examples of Operations
ETFs Provide Easy Access to Energy Commodities
Oil Refinery Flare Stack
Energy Sector: Understanding What Types of Companies Comprise It
Clean Energy Puts the Squeeze on Natural Gas
oil pumps on sunset
Barrels Of Oil Equivalent Per Day (BOE/D): Definition and Uses
4 Ways Airlines Hedge Against Oil
Oil workers with geology screen.
Estimated Ultimate Recovery (EUR)
Vanguard Utilities ETF Powering Up as Rates Rise
An oil refinery
What Is the Midstream Stage in the Oil and Gas Industry?
Exxon Mobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, seen from the top of the Louisiana State Capitol.
What Is an Oil Refinery? What They Do, Services and How They Work
How Does the Price of Oil Affect Russia's Economy?
Oil rig on a corn field.
Oil Shale vs. Shale Oil: What's the Difference?
Fracking drill setup in the mountains
Shale Oil: Overview, Benefits and Examples
An oil well erupting in Oil City, Pennsylvania -- 1899
Wildcat Drilling
What Economic Indicators are Especially Important to Oil Traders?
Oil Rig with ship on ocean
Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO)
Oil derrick in the Texas sunset
Royalty Interest
Oil barrels stacked up in layers. Recycling and storage.
Crude Stockpiles
Oil Rig Worker Wearing Hard Hat and Safety Goggles, Checking Drill
The Economics of Oil Extraction
Oil Rig on ocean
Nelson Complexity Index – NCI
Oil Reserves: Definition, Calculation, Statistics, and Examples
Held-By-Production Clause
oil well in a field at sunset
Development Well
Oil pump in the middle of a field during sunset
Hydrocarbons: Definition, Companies, Types, and Uses
Wholesale Energy
Volumetric Production Payment (VPP)
Unconventional Oil
Understanding Oil Firms And Refinery Services