In this video, energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman cover the top three energy performers in 2012. While Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT:LNG)  makes the cut after gaining its FERC approval in April, the rest of the list consists of mid-continent refiners. Check out the video below to see who tops our list of energy stocks in 2012. 

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