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

In today’s edition, Paul and Matt discuss one long-term energy play that investors should be watching: Schlumberger. As hard-to-reach oil and gas become more widespread, companies that help find and extract these hydrocarbons become more and more important. Unless we start finding super oil fields again, service stocks like Schlumberger are poised to benefit in the future.

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