The following video encapsulates some of the most notable news stories from March 18, 2014. Our energy analysts, Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss everything from fracking's 65th birthday to a $641 billion opportunity for energy infrastructure companies over the next 20 years. Check out the short clip below for more on these stories, among others.

The offshore drilling industry and this key player should have OPEC worried

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This segment is from Tuesday's edition of "Digging for Value," in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy and materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy & materials sectors @TMFEnergy.

Joel South has no position in any stocks mentioned. Taylor Muckerman owns shares of Cheniere Energy, Ensco, Halliburton, and Spectra Energy. The Motley Fool recommends Chart Industries, Halliburton, Seadrill, and Spectra Energy. The Motley Fool owns shares of Seadrill and Transocean. 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.

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