#31 - Discover Profitable Oil and Gas Investments and Expert Strategies with Ben Fraser

Passive Income Pilots

Aug 8 2023 • 44 mins

On this episode of Passive Income Pilots, Tait and Ryan interview Ben Fraser.

Ben Fraser is Aspen Funds's Managing Director and CIO, a fund manager specializing in alternative income investments. He has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry, including commercial lending, credit underwriting, and energy infrastructure asset management. Ben was a key contributor to the growth of Tortoise Capital Advisors, a leading firm in energy infrastructure investments, from $3BN to $7BN in institutional managed accounts. He has an MBA from Azusa Pacific University and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Kansas.

Ben talks about the oil and gas economics and the opportunities in this sector. He explains why the demand for oil and gas could remain steady or even rise in the future despite the green energy push. Ben dives deep into the intricacies of investing in oil and gas, uncovering the potential windfalls and pitfalls. He also sheds light on the benefits of a non-operated working interest and the tax advantages tied to oil and gas investments. He gives a comprehensive run-down of potential investment avenues, and mentions that currently, you can invest through capital raisers like Turbine Capital.

Enjoy the show!

Show notes:
[0:00] Intro
[2:21] About Ben and Aspen Funds
[4:14] Oil and gas macroeconomics
[10:27] Big Oil and the dynamics with medium and small operators
[13:22] Historical trends in investing in oil
[18:09] How many years an asset has in production
[19:53] Effect of environmental issues on oil and gas investments
[23:10] Oil and gas investment opportunities
[30:30] Industry terms walkthrough
[39:51] Invest with Aspen Funds through Turbine Capital
[43:27] How to connect with Ben
[43:58] Outro

Links mentioned:

Find out more about Turbine Capital’s currently open opportunity:

Connect with Ben:
Podcast: https://www.thebillionairepodcast.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/

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