NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- On CNBC's "Cramer's Stop Trading" segment, TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, looked at oil stocks after an index that measures oil and gas activity in Texas reached a record level, bolstered by rising production and wellhead prices.
Cramer said the region is producing 2.57 million barrels of oil per day, its highest output since 1980.
Cramer said if Texas is going to be the "king of oil," then the Permian basin will be where investors want to put their money. His top pick in the region is Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD - Get Report), followed by Core Laboratories (CLB - Get Report) and EOG Resources (EOG - Get Report).
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