In the following video, Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman take a step away from some of the bad news surrounding SandRidge's (NYSE:SD) management at the moment, and take a look at the company's production. Joel highlights how much the company was able to grow production year over year in 2012 in the Mississippian, and how many new wells it was able to bring online this past quarter. He also offers investors insight about where the company needs to focus its drilling in 2013.

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