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 Samson Oil & Gas, a small-cap oil and gas exploration and production company with a handful of promising projects in the Bakken and the DJ Basin. While these projects offer upside potential, they also represent most of the company's value. It will be important for Samson to establish good initial results so that it can hope to ramp up into development mode.

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