A little more than a year ago, Sandridge Energy (NYSE:SD), Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK), and Encana (NYSE:ECA) didn't exactly look like great investments. However, now that all three have new CEOs at the helm, each is turning its prospects around in its own unique way. Not only have all of these companies significantly improved their financial situations by unloading large amounts of debt, their capital expenditures are going more to what counts: putting the drill bit into the ground. 

Of these three companies, though, which one should investors be interested in the most? In the video below, Fool.com contributor Tyler Crowe and The Motley Fool's energy bureau chief, Joel South, break down the turnarounds at these companies and make their picks for their best investment. Tune in to find out.

America's $600 billion energy problem means invest in these three stocks today
A dark specter is looming that is ready to stop America's energy boom right in its tracks, and no one is talking about it. This one critical element could cost us over $600 billion, but every day we wait that number grows and grows. The U.S. government thinks investment in this sector is so important, even the Internal Revenue Service will give you a free pass if you invest in this select group of stocks. Our analysts at The Motley Fool have combed over this special class of stocks and we have identified three that could make you rich! Find out the names of these IRS gift-wrapped stocks in our special report "3 Stocks The IRS Is Begging You To Buy." Simply click here and we'll give you free access to this valuable investing resource. 

Joel South owns shares of SandRidge Energy. Tyler Crowe has no position in any stocks mentioned. You can follow them on Twitter @TMFEnergy and @TylerCroweFool, respectively.

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