Kodiak Oil & Gas (NYSE: KOG) is taking major strides to grow its margins and its production as it increases its stake in the Williston Basin. But can it continue this growth pace as the company moves into 2013? In this video, Motley Fool energy analyst Joel South tells us some steps the company is taking to reduce costs and invest in transport and infrastructure so as to be able to start selling at a premium, all of which further increases the company's margins.

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