Oil is everywhere, and for investors who may not own any energy stocks, the constant media coverage can be intriguing. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy explains what new energy investors need to know about the Eagle Ford Shale: what it is, what its advantages are over other shale plays, who the players are, and which companies are making deals right now.

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