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Have N.A. Oil and Gas Services Margins Bottomed Out?

With greater than half of its annual revenue coming from North America, Halliburton (NYSE: HAL  ) investors always keep their eye on how this segment performs. Luckily for them, things could be turning around in 2013. Company management believes that the margin contraction that has been seen in North America during 2012 has likely bottomed out and should reverse in 2013. Energy and materials analyst Taylor Muckerman discusses this and more in the video below.

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Domestic oil and gas service companies have taken a hit in the recent past due to a slowdown in the natural gas drilling boom of the last couple of years. As this market looks to rebound, investors would be wise to consider Halliburton, one of the top companies in the business and one of those most in tune with the domestic market. To access The Motley Fool's new premium research report on this industry stalwart, simply click here now and learn everything you need to know about how Halliburton is positioning itself both at home and abroad.

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Taylor Muckerman

Taylor is an Associate GM in our Fool International operations. Prior to that he covered all things Energy + Materials as an analyst. Over the years, he has built an investing skill set to rely on when evaluating companies inside and out. While at the Fool, he has made appearances on CNBC and Fox Business. In addition, he completed his MBA at the University of Maryland and will sit for the Level II CFA Exam.

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