But natural gas prices have fluctuated quite a bit for the last nine years. From a low of just over $2 per million Btu to a high of over $15 per million Btu in December of 2005.
Such is the risky nature of this business.
But what if you could invest in a group of companies that make money (and lots of it) no matter how low the price of natural gas or oil goes?
These companies don't do any exploring. They don't do any drilling. They don't even buy or sell oil or natural gas. Nonetheless, they profit handsomely.
Take a look at the stock chart of one of these companies. Over the last nine years, it has gone up 150% while the S&P gained only 14%.
You get both growth and income. A rare combination.
These companies are called Master Limited Partnerships or MLPs.
And they might be a good investment for you.
Why? Let's start with the basics...