International and domestic growth prowess pique your interests?
Domestic oil and gas service companies have taken a hit due to a slowdown in the natural gas drilling boom of the last couple of years. As this market looks to rebound, investors would be wise to consider Halliburton, one of the top companies in the business and one of those most in tune with the domestic market. To access The Motley Fool's new premium research report on this industry stalwart, simply click here now and learn everything you need to know about how Halliburton is positioning itself both at home and abroad.
International nuts and bolts:
Halliburton (HAL 1.84%) finished 2012 on a high note internationally, setting quarterly revenue records in all three of its international segments. Which markets led the pack? Motley Fool energy and materials analyst Taylor Muckerman provides coloring in the video below.
In the past, some had worried that the company's increased concentration on deepwater and international markets could lead to deterioration in its North American strength. This quarter's performance is proof that this foresight was well-warranted, but the growth shows few signs of slowing, and management expects an even brighter international performance in 2013.