The following video encapsulates some of the most notable news stories from March 25, 2014. Our energy analysts, Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss everything from ExxonMobil's (NYSE:XOM) troubles after an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to a the United States' posturing with Russia by using our Strategic Petroleum Reserves. Check out the short clip below for more on these stories, among others.

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.

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