The Williston Basin, and the Bakken Shale in particular, has been a breeding ground for growth stories in the energy sector lately. One such company is Kodiak Oil & Gas (UNKNOWN:KOG.DL). With consistent revenue gains since early 2009, investors have been wondering when the company will begin to become more efficient and generate income. That time could be upon us, if 2012 was any indication. With Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) as a blueprint, what should investors watch for as Kodiak continues its run? Motley Fool analyst Taylor Muckerman attempts to answer that in the following video.

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