I have been investing in stocks for over 40 years. I cut my teeth in the technology area in the ‘90s and rode the wave until it broke. I became interested in the E&P area a number of years ago when a friend of mine found out he had inherited some mineral interests in a place called the Permian Basin. I have been investing in the energy space ever since. Currently I manage a portfolio of accounts, taxable and deferred, for myself and family members who say they have better things to do.