The following video encapsulates some of the most notable oil and natural gas news stories from April 9, 2014. Our energy analysts, Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss everything from the slow decline in traditional utilities while the likes of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP ) and NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG ) start adapting to one of the hottest topics in energy production being solved by Devon Energy (NYSE: DVN ) and Halliburton (NYSE: HAL ) . Check out the short clip below for more on these stories, among others.
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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.