Investors interested in gaining access to the nascent shale and oil sands industries may consider the Guggenheim Canadian Energy Income Fund (NYSEArca: ENY), Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (NYSEArca: FRAK) and Sustainable North American Oil Sands ETF (NYSEArca: SNDS). [Oil Sands ETFs: Alternative Energy Investments]

Or, for those looking to track the commodity prices, the United States Oil Fund (NYSEArca: USO) follows West Texas Intermediate oil and the United States Natural Gas Fund ETF (NYSEArca: UNG) tracks natural gas futures. [ETF Chart of the Day: Oil]

Read the disclaimer; Tom Lydon is a board member of the funds for Guggenheim Investments.

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Max Chen contributed to this article.