An Investor's Look at Obama's Pick for Energy Secretary

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On Tuesday, Ernest Moniz testified in front of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee in hopes of being confirmed as the next U.S. Energy Secretary. Given that there seems to be bipartisan support for him taking up the position, investors should know where he stands on key issues. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy talks to fellow contributor Tyler Crowe about the decisions Moniz will face when he takes up the post, like whether or not the U.S. should export natural gas, and whether alternative energy companies should be allowed to utilize the master limited partnership business structure.

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The article An Investor's Look at Obama's Pick for Energy Secretary originally appeared on Fool.com.

Motley Fool contributor Aimee Duffy has no position in any stocks mentioned. Motley Fool contributor Tyler Crowe has no position in any stocks mentioned. For more energy information, follow them on Twitter@TMFDuffy and @TylerCroweFool.The Motley Fool recommends Dominion Resources and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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