The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

Solazyme, a recent IPO from the biofuels space, is ranked No. 8 in Dave's top 10 energy stocks. He think the company has tremendous growth potential in a promising area. After looking at the risks, Dave offers up his long-term outlook on the company.