VanEck Oil Services UCITS ETF
- Exposure to a critical natural resource
- A necessary mean to preserve energy security and independence
- Oil ETF with a key role during the ongoing energy transition
- Proven inflation protection
The Oil ETF by VanEck invests in companies active in the upstream oil sector. The portfolio comprises 25 US listed players who are classified as oil service providers. The Fund adopts a pure-play approach where included companies need to derive at least 50% of revenues from a set of relevant activities that have been identified. They include the following:
In order to satisfy a worldwide increasing energy demand, fueled by a growing population, an unprecedented mix of energy sources is needed. Moreover, the ongoing shift towards renewable energies and a carbon free economy poses additional challenges: the ambitious goals set by the Paris agreement will determine a major change in the energy sector. In this context traditional fossil fuels, like oil and gas, will help carry out this gradual transition and will play an important role for the years to come. Renewables remain in fact sometimes difficult to access. However, it should be noted that oil and fossil fuels in general are subject to many risks including regulatory ones.