Within the past year, shareholder activists have been very busy within the energy space. In this video, Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman take a close look at Elliott Management's recent initiatives within Hess (NYSE:HES), how TPG-Axon made headlines by going full-on against SandRidge's (UNKNOWN:SD.DL) management, and what Southeastern Asset Management and Carl Icahn have done recently to overturn some of the top brass at Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK).
Joel is a University of Washington graduate and covers energy and materials for The Motley Fool. Be sure to follow The Motley Fool's energy and materials Twitter for all your energy and materials coverage. Follow @tmfenergy