Is Big Oil Just Playing the Waiting Game With America's Shale Boom?

Exxonmobil (NYSE: XOM  ) and Chevron (NYSE: CVX  ) are known for several things, but being good at shale drilling isn't one of them. Both they and the rest of the integrated majors made many missteps when the shale boom took off, but for the past couple years none of them have made any big shale moves. Top shale drillers like Conocophillips (NYSE: COP  ) have shown that companies can make very good money in shale, but not every company is in the same position as Conocophillips.

Today, there are several companies that might be in trouble, and the likes of Exxonmobil and Chevron are just the kind of companies to fix it. Find out what is wrong in America's oil patch and how Big Oil could fix it by tuning into the video below.

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