NYMEX Benchmark Crude August: (-0.34%) to $94.48
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares are higher in mid-session trading as crude oil
futures give up the high ground to turn lower.
Light, sweet crude oil for August delivery is trading down 0.34%
to $34.48 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up
0.01% to $2.92 a gallon while natural gas was up 1.09% to $4.36 per
million British thermal units.
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (USO) is down 0.46%
to $37.06. The United States Natural Gas ETF (UNG) is up 1.22% at
In mid-day energy news, ADRs of BG Group (
) are firmly higher as Bloomberg reports that the UK's
third-largest oil a gas producer doubled its estimate of reserves
and resources in the Santos Basin in Brazil.
The refiner said that the fields there hold 6 billion barrels of
oil with the potenital for as much as 8 billion, the report
BG ADRs are up 4.76%, or $5.18, to $114.01.