BlackRock Energy and Resources Income Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based investment trust company. The Company’s investment objectives are to achieve an annual dividend target and, over the long term, capital growth by investing primarily in securities of companies operating in the mining and energy sectors. The Company invests in the mining, conventional energy and energy transition sectors around the world. It invests in economies and markets which may be less developed. Its portfolio spans across various regions, including United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Australia, Spain, Chile, Ireland, France and India. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiary is BlackRock Energy and Resources Securities Income Company Limited. Its principal activities are option writing and investment dealing. Its alternative investment fund manager is BlackRock Fund Managers Limited. The Company’s investment manager is BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited.