There are two trends in the U.S. energy game right now that are beginning to overlap in a big way. The first is that domestic consumption of petroleum products is down. The second is that production of oil and natural gas liquids in the Eagle Ford Shale is way up. As supply from this South Texas shale play floods the Gulf Coast, a few companies are making the most of the two trends and cashing in on exports.
It's good when energy companies are nimble enough to act quickly to cash in on trends, but it's great when those companies offer investors lucrative distributions every quarter as well. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy takes a look at three midstream companies building out infrastructure on the Gulf Coast to take advantage of seaborne exports.
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