In the following video, Motley Fool energy contributors Tyler Crowe and Aimee Duffy discuss two conflicting opinions about where the U.S. oil industry is headed at the moment. While Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) CEO Dave Lesar has said that U.S. oil is only going to be ramping up from here, Core Laboratories (NYSE:CLB) CEO Dave Demshur sees oil prices disrupting the industry. Who will end up being correct? Tyler tells investors what to watch in order to know how the future of U.S. oil will play out.

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