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What Is an Accredited Investor?
Aug 10

What Is an Accredited Investor?

Accredited Investor Definition The Security and Exchange Commission\'s Rule 501 of Regulation D (as ...

How Can You Calculate Types of Working Interest in Oil and Gas?
Jun 20

How Can You Calculate Types of Working Interest in Oil and Gas?

Several entry points exist for the investor in the oil and gas industry. Each ...

Why Invest in Deep Hole Drilling?
Jun 19

Why Invest in Deep Hole Drilling?

[embed]https://youtu.be/ZorD0gZQOQc[/embed] Why Invest in Drilling Deep Hole Wells? Why exactly is EnergyFunders investing in ...

Why Directional Drilling Projects Can Be Solid Oil and Gas Investment Opportunities
May 08

Why Directional Drilling Projects Can Be Solid Oil and Gas Investment Opportunities

For many decades, there was only one way to drill a well – vertically. ...

Why Do We Get Access to the Best Oil and Gas Investments?
May 07

Why Do We Get Access to the Best Oil and Gas Investments?

The Best Oil and Gas Investments Never Leave the City Oil and gas operators ...

What’s the True Natural Gas Price for a Well?
Apr 23

What’s the True Natural Gas Price for a Well?

What to Know Before Natural Gas Investing Most people pay attention to the price ...

Investing in Oil Wells Like a Venture Capitalist: Conventional vs. Unconventional Wells
Apr 17

Investing in Oil Wells Like a Venture Capitalist: Conventional vs. Unconventional Wells

At EnergyFunders, we get the opportunity to work with some of the best oil ...

What’s the Best Way to Invest in Oil?
Apr 10

What’s the Best Way to Invest in Oil?

Unlike stocks in a company or mutual funds in a collection of companies, oil ...

How to Win at Crude Oil Investing Even If Prices Decline
Mar 14

How to Win at Crude Oil Investing Even If Prices Decline

How the Crude Oil Price Affects Investing When the crude oil price falls, you ...

How to Recognize (and Avoid) Speculative Oil Investments
Feb 08

How to Recognize (and Avoid) Speculative Oil Investments

While every investment comes with inherent risk, oil investments are an especially risky business ...

How to Invest in Oil Drilling: Look at the Break-Even Cost
Jan 22

How to Invest in Oil Drilling: Look at the Break-Even Cost

Where to Invest in Oil Now When learning how to invest in oil drilling, ...

11 Major League Mistakes in Investing in Crude Oil
Jan 08

11 Major League Mistakes in Investing in Crude Oil

Investing in crude oil is hard enough without making rookie mistakes. If you’re reading ...

How to Evaluate Oil and Gas Investment Opportunities (The Legal and Geological Aspects)
Jan 03

How to Evaluate Oil and Gas Investment Opportunities (The Legal and Geological Aspects)

Project location plays an important part in the investment decision-making process — It can ...

What Is Crowdinvesting?
Dec 15

What Is Crowdinvesting?

Crowdinvesting: A Simple Solution for Crowdfunded Investments Crowdinvesting vs. Crowdfunding Equity crowdfunding, more commonly ...

Investing in Oil and Gas: Treasure Hunting
Nov 27

Investing in Oil and Gas: Treasure Hunting

How Operators Explore for Oil, Drill Wells and Produce Oil Step 1: Survey While ...

What Is Wildcatting and What Does It Mean for Investors?
Nov 15

What Is Wildcatting and What Does It Mean for Investors?

What Is Wildcatting? Wildcatters are consortiums that drill oil wells searching for that black gold. ...

Searching for the Next Uber?
Nov 03

Searching for the Next Uber?

Oil Crowdfunding and the Economy of Sharing If you’ve been searching for the next ...

What You Need to Know Before Jumping into Oil and Gas Investing During Low Oil Prices
Nov 01

What You Need to Know Before Jumping into Oil and Gas Investing During Low Oil Prices

The year was 1990 and the price of crude oil spiked when Saddam Hussein ...

What Is Equity Crowdfunding and Why Use It For Oil Investing?
Oct 23

What Is Equity Crowdfunding and Why Use It For Oil Investing?

Crowdfunding in a nutshell is the financing of projects by a large group of ...

How to Calculate Net Revenue vs. Working Interest in 4 Easy Steps
Oct 20

How to Calculate Net Revenue vs. Working Interest in 4 Easy Steps

Here’s a quick, handy guide to calculating the net revenue for your oil and ...

How to Understand Oil Deal Structures
Oct 16

How to Understand Oil Deal Structures

(If You Are Vetting Oil and Gas Investments on Your Own) Understanding the deal ...

Real Estate Investors Find Tax Deductions in Oil Investing
Oct 14

Real Estate Investors Find Tax Deductions in Oil Investing

Commercial Real Estate vs. Oil Investing Commercial real estate investors are adding oil investing ...

Why Invest Directly in Oil Wells?
Oct 12

Why Invest Directly in Oil Wells?

We’ve been talking to oil and gas professionals about their preferred oil and gas ...

Five Things to Look for in an Oil Well Investment
Oct 08

Five Things to Look for in an Oil Well Investment

Energy is lucrative. But anyone can claim to have oil and gas interests for ...

The Top 3 Tax Benefits of Oil and Gas Investing
Oct 05

The Top 3 Tax Benefits of Oil and Gas Investing

The best advantage of oil and gas investing is a lower tax bill in ...

How to Invest in Crude Oil: Questions to Identify Top-Tier Oil and Gas Operators
Oct 04

How to Invest in Crude Oil: Questions to Identify Top-Tier Oil and Gas Operators

If you are considering how to invest in crude oil, our first tip is ...

How to Calculate ROI in Oil Investing
Sep 23

How to Calculate ROI in Oil Investing

Return Potential …The reason for investing in the first place, right? The first step ...

Which Equity Crowdfunding Site Is the Best?
Sep 17

Which Equity Crowdfunding Site Is the Best?

Comparing Equity Crowdfunding Sites Transparency is key to every oil and gas investment, and ...

Third for a Quarter Deal: A Historical Look at the Texas Oil Business
Aug 14

Third for a Quarter Deal: A Historical Look at the Texas Oil Business

A classic oil and gas investments deal structure popular during the last century was ...

Oil & Gas 101: The Many Roles of a Landman
Aug 06

Oil & Gas 101: The Many Roles of a Landman

What Does a Landman Do? Landman refers to a role in oil and gas ...

EnergyFunders and Crudefunders: A Comparison of Two Crowdfunding Platforms
Aug 05

EnergyFunders and Crudefunders: A Comparison of Two Crowdfunding Platforms

EnergyFunders was first ... and now has competitors EnergyFunders was the world’s first oil ...