“It’s hard to quantify what we’re seeing now because it’s unprecedented,” York said in the article. “We’ve never seen the trading houses make these many moves into the physical space in such a short period of time.”
ETF investors interested in accessing the growing energy industry in North America can take a look at the Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (NYSEArca: FRAK). FRAK tracks energy companies that engage in new extraction techniques to produce oil from shale beds and oil sands. [Capture the U.S. Oil Boom with the Unconventional Energy ETF]
Additionally, hybrid MLP ETFs include exposure to master limited partnerships, which benefit from the increased flow of oil, and hold other energy infrastructure stocks. The Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF (NYSEArca: MLPX) and Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF (NYSEArca: ENFR) are two passive, index-based options, whereas the First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSEArca: EMLP) is actively managed. [Hybrid Energy Infrastructure ETFs Could Outperform MLPs]
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Max Chen contributed to this article.