How Investors Can Capitalize on the Domestic Energy Boom

The recent resurgence of the U.S. oil and gas industries provides a lucrative opportunity for investors.

A combine cuts durum near an oil well in Tioga, N.D.
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"The fund has [a mix of] companies who have reserves in the ground all the way to those who deliver product to the end user," Kiley says. "But when you move away from the producers and talk about the infrastructure guys, you get exposure to this big boom in energy production across North America but you do it with a lot less commodity price exposure."

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Less volatility is the key benefit of the fund when it comes to investing in the notoriously volatile energy industry. Putting a little separation between the supply-and-demand-fueled ups and downs of the oil and gas markets can give jittery investors a little more peace of mind when it comes to navigating the choppy waters of global energy markets.

"You can make money by investing in companies that run assets that care about the volumes they handle as opposed to the prices they handle, and you can profit in a volatile environment like this," he adds.