Both Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL) and Transocean (NYSE:RIG) recently released earnings -- one hit its numbers and the other missed. If investors look past expectations they'll see that growth is still on the side of Seadrill. Alison Southwick sat down with Motley Fool contributor Travis Hoium to dig deeper into earnings season for drilling companies and uncover what the future looks like for them. 

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