Big Oil Holding Back Energy Sector

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This earnings season, the energy sector has been the market's worst performer, with integrated oil and gas companies performing most poorly of all in terms of revenue growth. The three largest energy companies -- ExxonMobil , Chevron , and Kinder Morgan -- all missed earnings by the greatest margin. In this video, Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss the broader trends in the industry that hit these companies so hard, and where we can expect to see them go from here.

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