The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which energy editor and analyst Joel South and senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker discuss topics across the investing world.

In this edition, Joel continues to search the top performing midstream companies in the energy sector so far in 2012. Next up on the list is Cheniere Energy, whose share price has appreciated more than 70% year to date. Share prices move according to future expectations, and Cheniere has the potential to make substantial economic profits. However, where profits are made, competition ensues, encapsulating the question -- can Cheniere dominate the LNG exporting market, or will competition and road blocks derail the company on its quest of LNG supremacy? Check out the video below to see what lies ahead for Cheniere Energy.

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