Today, Fool.com energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman look at Halcon's big expansion into the Williston basin, and what it means for you.

Joel likes the shift because the location has a high oil content and is close to its existing operations. He also sees big cost savings in the form of more affordable drilling and infrastructure improvements. In all, investors should look for more favorable metrics from Halcon going forward.

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