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10 Oil Experts To Follow On Twitter

10 Oil Experts To Follow On Twitter

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It seems like oil is getting more volatile every day, and with whales like the Rockefeller family and Warren Buffett pulling out of their fossil fuel investments, investors are wondering who they should be listening to.

It can be hard to wade through the sea (or oilfield?) of information about the industry.

That’s why Benzinga has put together a list of 10 oil watchers -- from businessmen and investors to journalists and researchers -- that everyone interested in oil should follow on Twitter to make sure they stay up-to-date on the most recent news in the oil and gas sector.

Some of these experts will be joined by Doug Kass, Dennis Gartman and other analysts on a free special segment of the #PreMarket Prep show all about crude oil. Check it out here

1) T. Boone Pickens, Business Magnate & BP Capital Management Chairman (@boonepickens)

A former corporate raider of oil and gas companies, no one knows the sector quite like Boone Pickens. Pickens interacts with many other Twitter users and posts links often. He might even answer your question if you use the #AskBoone hashtag.

2) Jonathan Fahey, Energy Reporter for The Associated Press (@JonathanFahey)

Journalists digest and share a lot of information, so they’re incredibly useful to include in your Twitter feed. Jonathan Fahey’s Twitter is full of tweets not just of his own articles, but myriad retweets of the work of others.

3) Chris Nelder, Policy Officer at the Global Footprint Network (@nelderini)

Nelder is the co-author of “Profit from the Peak: The End of Oil and the Greatest Investment Event of the Century,” and his tweets are honest and well-researched. He doesn’t mind being the contrarian, either.

4) Chris Martenson, Economic Researcher and Futurist (@chrismartenson)

Chris Martenson is also the co-founder of, where he creates plenty of content based on economic research. Follow him to get links to his research on all commodities: oil, metals, natural resources and more.

5) Patrick DeHaan, Senior Petroleum Analyst for GasBuddy (@GasBuddyGuy)

Get a different sense of oil and gas trends from Patrick DeHaan’s tweets about gas prices and the U.S. economy. This GasBuddy analyst tweets about what regions are seeing high and low gas prices, as well larger gasoline trends.

6) Jennifer Dlouhy, Energy Reporter for (@jendlouhyhc)

Based in Washington D.C., Jennifer Dlouhy also writes for the Houston Chronicle and Hearst. He Twitter is useful because it doesn’t just have links to articles, but quick facts and statistics about the oil and gas industry, as well.

7) Nigam Arora, Editor-In-Chief of The Arora Report (@TheAroraReport)

Follow Nigam Arora for sell and buy signals for oil and individual stocks in the energy sector. Arora has more than two decades of experience in developing technical, quantitative and fundamental model for a variety of market conditions.

8) Collin Eaton, Energy Reporter for the Houston Chronicle (@CollinEatonHC)

Based in Houston, Collin Eaton is on the front lines of the oil and gas industry. He follows the sector enthusiastically and tweets about it often throughout the day.

9) Robin Mills, “The Myth of the Oil Crisis” Author (@robinenergy)

Robin Mills’ Twitter is worth watching because he covers much of the oil-related news coming out of the Middle East. His tweets are full of links to articles related to what's going on overseas.

10) John Kemp, Energy Analyst and Reuters Blogger (@JKempEnergy)

John Kemp’s Twitter is notable for the frequent use of charts and graphs. Follow his account for easy-to-digest but incredibly useful information.

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