There are oil and gas companies in the U.S. who might begin suffering monetary anxiety on future months to come as their hedging protection begins to expire.

There are companies within the oil and gas Industry who have hedged the majority of their production in locked rates to secure prices. As time passes, so do expiring hedges which leave Oil and Gas Companies exposed to lower market prices. Banking regulator are forcing banks to take a more controlled approach to their energy loans in the future. Banks will have "workout" groups who will be responsible for recouping the loan in its entirety.