SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD) has just announced earnings and delivered an $0.08-per-share profit when analysts expected a ($0.04) loss. In this video, Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss SandRidge, look at its performance, and break down its second-quarter earnings. Joel discusses the company's efforts on targeting core assets and its remarkable goal of cutting costs in the Mississippian Lime. 

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