At the moment, as we all have noticed, oil prices are extremely high and seem to rising rapidly. It makes gas and oil investments seem like a really good idea. As resources become even more restricted then the prices will be likely to rise even more. With no mainsteam alternatives it seems like investing in oil and gas would probably be a good idea at least for the next five or ten years until an alternative power source is found. However, I would have no idea how to go about it. Lone Star Securities are a company which specialise in investment in oil and gas and they have a free ebook available to download from their website which will tell you a lot more about this type of investment and how they are involved. This means that you can take a look and decide whether it really is the type of investment that you want to be involved in and whether you think that it is a good place for your money both now and in the future and whether the company is one you would like to work with. As with any investment, it is best to discuss your plans with your financial advisor before going ahead.