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Since the beginning of the year, more top-performing CAPS members have been coming to the bullish side of Energy XXI
Energy XXI executes a growth strategy of "acquiring and exploiting" oil and gas properties and CAPS members like how the strategy has been working lately. While Devon Energy
The company conducts most of its operations in the Gulf of Mexico, where others like BP
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