Are Refiners in for More Gains?

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This segment is from Tuesday's edition of "Digging for Value," in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy and materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy and materials sectors @TMFEnergy.

After a tremendous 2012, United States refiners have landed back on earth as the price spread between Brent and WTI benchmarks evened out during the third quarter. But with recent production delays hampering Libya once again, the price spread is starting to expand. Investors should take note of refiners with unique abilities to access discounted crude oil throughout North America. 

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