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Robert Rapier


Shale Magazine

  • Chemical Engineer, Author, & Investor
  • Featured in Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post
  • Media Appearances Include CNBC, PBS, and 60 Minutes

About Robert

Robert Rapier is a chemical engineer in the energy industry and editor-in-chief of Shale Magazine. Mr. Rapier has 25 years of international engineering experience in the chemicals, oil and gas, and renewable energy industries, and holds several patents related to his work. He has worked in the areas of oil refining, oil production, synthetic fuels, biomass to energy, and alcohol production. He is the author of multiple newsletters for Investing Daily and of the book Power Plays. Mr. Rapier has appeared on 60 Minutes, The History Channel, CNBC, Business News Network, CBC, and PBS. His energy-themed articles have appeared in numerous media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, and The Economist.

Robert's Articles

Gas utilities consist of companies that provide distribution services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. These services include pipeline transmission, distribution, and delivery of gas for heating and cooking. Atmos Energy (ATO) is one that climbed into the top spot of my “Best Buys” list recently, writes Robert Rapier, editor of Utility Forecaster.
Innovative Industrial Properties (IIPR) is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), which engages in the acquisition, ownership and management of specialized properties leased to experienced, state-licensed operators for their regulated medical-use cannabis facilities. We are bottom fishing here, says Robert Rapier, editor of Income Forecaster.
If you are an income investor, you want a portfolio full of companies with sustainable dividends, the S&P 500'sDividend Aristocrats is a good place to start, explains Robert Rapier, editor of Utility Forecaster.
Atmos Energy (ATO) engages in the regulated natural gas distribution and pipeline and storage businesses; the company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, notes Robert Rapier, editor of Investing Daily's Utility Forecaster.

Robert's Videos

Robert Rapier discusses the headwinds facing the energy industry. It has been a difficult year but contrary to popular opinion energy demand is still growing points out Rapier.
With volatility the name of the game in recent months, many investors are looking for investments that they can depend on. Of course, there's no such thing as a sure bet, but these top experts will share the picks they think are the next best things and the sectors that are bound to thrive in the election environment. This fast-paced panel will be chock-full of valuable insights from the panelists' perspectives and expertise.