Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Index: 461.93 Thursday regular
NYMEX Benchmark Crude: +0.18 (+0.24%) to 75.47
Top Energy Stocks
Energy issues are lower before the bell, even as oil prices inch
up as global equities rise. BP (
) is up 5.8% to $34.60 even as its chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg,
has been called for a meeting with senior administration officials
June 16 to discuss BP's role in causing and cleaning up the Gulf of
Mexico oil spill. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has backed
a plan by Total (
) to invite Qatar to join major gas projects on Russia's Yamal
Penninsula in Siberia. Norway's Statoil (
) said it sees higher drilling costs on the Norwegian continental
shelf amid tighter regulation following the BP disaster.
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