Cheap Oil in the United States?

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which energy editor/analyst Joel South and technology editor/analyst Brenton Flynn discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Joel is talks about an immense source of oil being produced in Canada that sells at a substantial discount to the already price-leading West Texas Intermediate. It's called Western Canadian Select, and it has the potential to flood the United States with cheap oil -- but before that can happen, a number of issues need to be addressed. This video discusses some current problems and potential solutions WCS will face on its pursuit of becoming a major benchmark and talks about the many ways to profit from the vast oil reserves in Canada.

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