It's easy to forget about the Permian Basin, Texas' stalwart oil play for so long, when production is booming in new plays such as the Bakken and the Eagle Ford. In this video, Fool contributor Aimee Duffy talks with Fool contributor Tyler Crowe about some recent deal-making in the Permian, and how the improving takeaway capacity there can affect the whole industry.

Fool contributors Aimee Duffy and Tyler Crowe have no position in any stocks mentioned. For more energy information, follow them on Twitter, @TMFDuffy and @TylerCroweFool.

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