Picking Stable Investments

Picking Stable Investments

Greece’s government announced a referendum on Sunday and shut down its banking system to help it try and resolve the five year long debt crisis the country has faced.  The effects of this are still uncertain.  Many are predicting Greece will finally leave the Eurozone and others are saying this will challenge the ability for the Euro to remain a common currency throughout the European Union.  If Greece does exit the Union then there is a fear of their exit having a cascade effect on other weak countries such as Spain, Portugal and Italy.  The announcement from the Greek government sent shockwaves through the global economy causing all the markets to open lower than they closed the day before.

Many are concerned over what effects a Greek exit from the Eurozone will have and the damage it could cause to the global economy.  Despite this uncertainty causing a decrease in the value of stock markets around the world there are still stable investments out there.  One of the most stable investments available right now is oil.  As such, Southern Energy Group, Inc. (SEG) has continued to expand their oil well holdings.  They acquired a 20% stake in the AJ Carter, NJ Carter and Warnicke-Joslin Leases located in Guadalupe County, Texas.  A geological engineering company, Geologic, evaluated the leases and announced the potential for oil production is considerable.

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They are saying the multi-well re-stimulation of the 45 wells in several reservoirs will eventually lead to approximately 3,935,000 BO.  This is a lot of oil and this is just one of many leases acquired by Southern Energy Group recently.  While the stock markets around the world are shifting and struggling, the reality on the ground is people everywhere are gaining access to new standards of living, particularly in Africa and Asia.  As this continues the demand for energy will rise and the value of resources such as oil and natural gas will rise along with the demand.

Fortunately, for many investors the cost of investing in domestic oil wells right now is very low due to the recent advances in technology which have yielded us with fracking.  This has provided America with a glut in available oil, but the current surplus of oil will not last indefinitely.  If you’re looking for an investment that will grow over time and provide you with solid returns in the future when you’re considering retirement then domestic oil is one of the safest bets.  Investing in domestic oil is also has better tax benefits than many other investments which means less of your money is being siphoned off by the government.

Domestic Investment Safer Than Foreign Investment

Domestic Investment Safer Than Foreign Investment

Stability in the Middle East continues to be an elusive wish which will apparently take longer than many had hoped.  ISIS is continuing to gain ground with the recent capture of Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria.  Many had thought that ISIS would be more quickly put down especially given the recent wave of air strikes being carried out against them.  These two victories for them bode poorly for the future of eradicating ISIS and returning stability to the region.  With this lack of stability will come a number of other issues.

One of the biggest issues is the oil fields and the means for exporting oil out of the country.  Since ISIS’s rise they have captured numerous oil fields and have gained control over routes used for exporting oil.  This has made oil exports from this area unreliable and anyone who had an investment here is losing millions on a weekly basis.  Meanwhile, in America we are experiencing a resurgence in oil and natural resource drilling thanks in part to improved technology.  With growing oil demands’ cropping up across the world, particularly in Asia and instability in the Middle East the price of oil is going to continue rising.

This is one of the reasons Southern Energy Group is continuing to expand their holdings by acquiring the Cude “D” Lease in Caldwell County, Texas.  Not only is this a safe and guaranteed investment, but it will add greatly to the company’s long-term growth with extremely limited risk.  This adds value to the company and for all of their partners.  For those looking for safe long term investments the time for investing domestically again has come.  Investing in domestic natural gas and oil production provides investors not only with safety, but also less taxes on their returns.

pumpjacks-at-sunset-shortThe world has become a lot more treacherous in the last decade or so due to territorial disputes in Asia, government collapses in the Middle East and aggression from Russia in Europe.  We are fortunate in America to not have such troubles.  We are also seeing a great deal of quantitative easing happening across the world which may have positive or negative impacts on the economy, but it will definitely cause uncertainty in the stock markets.  Fortunately, natural resources are a good which are always needed, so concern of them suddenly dropping and never going back up is not needed.  It’s time for the American people to show the world it’s true capabilities again and one of the best methods for doing that is by investing in ourselves.