The Best Stocks for $4 Gas

This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and senior analyst Mike Olsen discuss topics around the investing world.

Mike isn't quite sure whether $4 gas is here to stay, but he does see higher energy prices in the near future. He sees drillers and energy service companies doing well in the current pricing environment, and he lists some companies that investors may want to take a closer look at. The video concludes with Mike's favorite energy idea for right now.

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At the time thisarticle was published John Reeves and Mike Olsen have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Mike owns shares of Ensco and Transocean. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ensco, Halliburton, and Transocean.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendSchlumberger. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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