In the following video, Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman take a close look at one energy services company reporting earnings next week, Core Laboratories (NYSE:CLB). Joel gives us some of the particulars on why this company, which helps exploration and production companies maximize production from their wells, is a particular favorite of his, what investors should be looking for in the earnings report next week, and what he thinks of the stock today.

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