The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Paul Chi and analyst Joe Tenebruso discuss topics across the investing world.

The Utica shale has been gaining traction as a major new shale play. Some people are even saying that it's the most significant shale discovery since the Eagle Ford shale in 2008. In today's edition, Joe and Paul discuss the importance of the Utica shale discovery and some companies that are worth watching as the play gains maturity.

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