Jordan Wirfs-Brock

Jordan Wirfs-Brock is Inside Energy's data journalist.

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Do It Yourself: 9 Steps To Deconstruct Your Oil And Gas Investments


For most people, oil and gas investments represent between 5 and 10 percent of their retirement. But every fund is different, and its investment blend is changing constantly. Here’s how to dig into your retirement account to find out which oil and gas companies are getting your money and how much they are getting. Continue Reading →

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Who Owns Oil And Gas?

Here are the companies in a sample T. Rowe Price retirement account that represent more than 0.05% of the account's investments. The size each word is proportional to how much of the account's money is invested in that company. Oil and gas companies (not including utilities) are highlighted in orange.

Oil prices are slipping to levels not seen in years. It’s bad for oil companies, but it has to be good for consumers, right?
Well, yes, though, it’s more complicated than that. That’s because almost all of us with retirement accounts are invested in oil and gas companies. Continue Reading →

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