Investor confidence is boosted by attention to detail and transparency which is why investors in Atwood Oceanics (NYSE: ATW), Core Laboratories (NYSE: CLB), Halcon Resources (NYSE: HK), Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) and National Oilwell Varco (NYSE: NOV) should be some of the most optimistic around. After spending time with members of the C-suites for all of these companies last month, Motley Fool analysts Taylor Muckerman and Joel South offer their thoughts on what makes these management teams so great.
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