In this week's edition of The Motley Fool's energy-focused show, "Drilling for Value", energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss several topics about natural gas with Motley Fool senior analyst Michael Olsen, CFA.

Joel tells investors which troubled producers still offer enormous value for patient investors, and details the upside for each firm. 

Potential in unconventional drilling
With crude prices above the century mark and natural gas prices up over 35% in the past year, quality unconventional drillers are starting to lock in healthy margins by drilling in the capital-intensive U.S. shale plays.


Joel South owns shares of SandRidge Energy. Michael Olsen, CFA owns shares of Chesapeake Energy. Taylor Muckerman has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has the following options: Long Jan 2014 $20 Calls on Chesapeake Energy, Long Jan 2014 $30 Calls on Chesapeake Energy, and Short Jan 2014 $15 Puts on Chesapeake Energy. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.