Bill Powers is an independent analyst, private investor and author of the book Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth. Powers is the former editor of the Powers Energy Investor, Canadian Energy Viewpoint and U.S. Energy Investor. He has published investment research on the oil and gas industry since 2002 and sits on the board of directors of Calgary-based Arsenal Energy Inc. An active investor for over 25 years, Powers has devoted the last 15 years to studying and analyzing the energy sector, driven by his desire to uncover superior investment opportunities. Follow him on Twitter for ongoing updates.
Cactus Schroeder has been drilling for oil in Texas for more than 30 years. He owns his own oil exploration company, Chisholm Exploration Inc. Chisholm focuses on the Permian Basin around Abilene, Texas, and averages 2,000 barrels of production per day. Schroeder was featured on a Discovery Channel show called "Wildcatters," which followed three people searching for oil and gas in areas other than oil fields.
Chris Martenson is a scientist, writer and financial and economic analyst. He earned his master's degree in business administration from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. from Duke University. As one of the early econobloggers who forecast the housing market collapse and stock market correction years in advance, he launched a video seminar and later published a book entitled The Crash Course. To learn more about Martenson and to view the Accelerated Crash Course, go to chrismartenson.com.
With a background in mathematics, Marin Katusa left teaching post-secondary mathematics to pursue portfolio management within the resource sector. He is regularly interviewed on national and local television channels in North America, including the Business News Network (BNN) and other radio and newspaper outlets. Katusa is the chief investment strategist for the energy division of Casey Research. He is the editor of the Casey Energy Report, Casey Energy Confidential and Casey Energy Dividends newsletters. A regular part of his due diligence process for Casey Research includes property tours, which has resulted in his visits to hundreds of mining and energy producing and exploration projects all around the world.
Porter Stansberry founded Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, a private publishing company based in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1999. His monthly newsletter, Stansberry's Investment Advisory, deals with safe-value investments poised to give subscribers years of exceptional returns. Stansberry oversees a staff of investment analysts whose expertise ranges from value investing to insider trading to short selling. Together, Stansberry and his research team do exhaustive amounts of real-world independent research. They've visited more than 200 companies to find the best low-risk investments. Prior to launching Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, Stansberry was the first American editor of the Fleet Street Letter, the oldest English-language financial newsletter.