“With the boom in natural gas drilling, there have been significant impacts on the environment, and as investors, we want to know that companies are addressing and mitigating those risks,” Lucia von Reusner, a shareholder advocate at Green Century Capital Management, said in the article.
The Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (NYSEArca: FRAK), which tracks unconventional oil and gas producers from coalbed methane, coal seam gas, shale oil, shale gas, tight natural gas, tight oil and tight sands, has gained 27.3% year-to-date. [Capture the U.S. Oil Boom with the Unconventional Energy ETF]
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Max Chen contributed to this article.