Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Named by U.S. News as one of the best dividend stocks to buy, Occidental naturally makes the list of 2019's best energy stocks. Unlike some of the midstream players mentioned earlier on this list, OXY is a more archetypal energy stock: it's a Houston-based oil and gas explorer and producer.What are energy stocks?
A stock in a company whose predominant business is the production or sale of energy. Energy stock may include shares in both upstream companies, such as oil exploration firms, and downstream companies, such as oil refineries.What is energy stock sector?
The energy sector is a category of stocks that relate to producing or supplying energy . The energy sector or industry includes companies involved in the exploration and development of oil or gas reserves, oil and gas drilling, and refining.