In this video, Motley Fool energy analyst Joel South tells us about Denbury Resources' (NYSE: DNR) new $1 billion stake in the Cedar Creek Anticline. With the deal expected to close at the end of the first quarter, and the area currently producing 11,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, Denbury will increase its average daily production by 7,700 boe/d for 2013. More importantly, the increased hydrocarbon production will be produced using lower-cost tertiary recovery methods, increasing the company's internal rate of return compared to the Bakken assets sold to ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) last quarter. 

The relevant video segment can be found between 0:00 and 3:33.

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