Is This the Greatest Oil Field in the World?

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In this video, Motley Fool energy analyst Joel South discusses what could become the largest oil play in the world, the Spraberry Wolfcamp shale, in Texas' Permian Basin. He tells us how fracking and horizontal drilling have only recently given drillers access to these vast reserves, and gives his picks for which companies will give investors exposure to this exciting new space.

Record oil and natural gas production is revolutionizing the United States' energy position. Finding the right plays while historic amounts of capital expenditures are flooding the industry will pad your investment nest egg. For this reason, The Motley Fool is offering a comprehensive look at three energy companies set to soar during this transformation in the energy industry. To find out which three companies are spreading their wings, check out the "3 Stocks for the American Energy Bonanza"  special free report. Don't miss out on this timely opportunity -- click here to access your free report.

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