In this video, Motley Fool energy analysts Taylor Muckerman and Joel South take a close look at the oil and gas services sector, as it continues to suffer domestically due to slowed drilling here at home. After Nabors (NYSE:NBR) reported disappointing earnings this week, Taylor tells investors what he's going to be looking for as Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) and Baker Hughes (NYSE:BHI) report next week, and gives some insight into which companies in this sector he likes the most at the moment, due to their diversification internationally. This limits their exposure to the current U.S. slowdown, and helps them better weather the storm.

Joel South owns shares of Schlumberger. Taylor Muckerman owns shares of Halliburton. The Motley Fool recommends Halliburton. 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.