NYMEX Benchmark Crude February: -$0.37 (-0.4%) to $91.12
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Energy shares are higher just ahead of the closing bell even as
crude oil futures fell to near $91 a barrel as investors eyed the
government's crude inventory data due tomorrow.
Crude oil for February delivery finished down $0.37, or 0.4%, to
$91.12 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down
0.13% to $2.52 a gallon while natural gas fell 0.16%, to $4.28 per
million British thermal units.
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (
) is down 0.21% to $38.83. The United States Natural Gas ETF (
) is down 0.17% to $5.83.
In late-session energy news, FX Energy (
) is higher after it says it has started production from its KSK
production project in Poland. The KSK production project serves
three wells: Sroda-4, Kromolice-1 and Kromolice-2.
The Sroda-4 well is providing the initial production, and is
expected to produce approximately 4 million cubic feet of gas per
day (mmcfg/d) gross during an initial plateau production phase of
FX Energy shares are up 2.69%, or $0.17, to $6.08.
Meanwhile, shares of Noble Energy (
) are higher in late trading following earlier news that the
company said it made a significant natural gas discovery at the
Leviathan exploration prospect offshore Israel.
Noble shares are up 2.78%, or $2.36, to $87.34.