for Natural Gas companies. So now is the time to buy. The pendulum will swing back the other way, possibly very aggresively. In the near future, savy oil majors will be scooping up domestic natural gas companies with large natural gas reserves. May not happen immediately but it will happen, no matter the outcome of the upcoming political elections, since the US will aggresively look for ways to replace our Middle East oil addiction after the 9-11 scale terrorist attacks that will happen within the next couple of years.