In the following video, Motley Fool energy analyst Joel South tells investors about EOG Resources' (NYSE: EOG ) excellent 2012, and the company's continuing growth. He lists numerous expansion projects for EOG, such as increased drilling in its Eagle Ford, Bakken, and Permian Basin assets, and tells us how the company's strong infrastructure allows it to experiment with moving its oil around to different markets to get the best price. Finally, Joel gives us some numbers to show that, unlike other large exploration and production companies, EOG is still growing at a torrid pace.
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