In the following video, Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman highlight Enerplus (TSX:ERF,NYSE:ERF), a Canadian oil and gas producer that has outperformed the TSX Composite index by 14% year to date. While the company did slightly exceed expectations on normalized earnings per share in the first quarter of this year, Joel gives investors the real story with this company; its strong assets in several oil-rich regions that have been powering its success. Joel tells us how the company is not only expanding in areas like the Marcellus and Bakken shales, but also increasing its well yields in these areas, which is driving home returns for investors.

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Fool contributors Joel South and Taylor Muckerman have no positions in any stocks mentioned at this time.  The Motley Fool has no position in any stocks mentioned at this time.    

 

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