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A Strong Start to 2013 for Offshore Drillers

By Joel South and Taylor Muckerman - Sep 2, 2013 at 8:00AM

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Here's why the offshore drilling space has paid off so well for investors this year.

In this week's edition of The Motley Fool's energy-focused show, Digging for Value, analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss offshore drillers, and why this space has been the one shining performer in an energy sector that is otherwise lagging the market this year. Joel gives investors a few companies to consider to make a play in this space, and he discusses how he sees the offshore space playing out over the long term.

Joel South has no position in any stocks mentioned. Taylor Muckerman owns shares of Ensco. The Motley Fool recommends Seadrill and owns shares of Seadrill and Transocean. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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