The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino and health-care editor/analyst David Williamson discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Isaac discusses 3M, the most recent entrant into the natural gas arena. While it might seem odd for this conglomerate to enter the energy space, 3M has developed incredibly advanced materials that can be utilized in the fuel tanks of natural gas vehicles. Isaac believes this presents a solid growth opportunity for companies willing to make strategic partnerships and enter this space.

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