NYMEX Benchmark Crude October: (+2.23%) to $90.21
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares are higher as the last hour of the regular session
gets underway and crude futures managed their first finish above
$90 a barrel in over a month.
Light, sweet crude oil for October delivery finished up 2.3% to
$90.21 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down
0.35% to $2.93 a gallon while natural gas was up 2.37% to $3.97 per
million British thermal units.
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (
) is up 1.58% to $34.97. The United States Natural Gas ETF (
) is up 1.98% to $10.03.
In late-session energy news, shares of Chevron (
) are down while Reuters reports that the oil major shut a crude
oil pipeline off the Louisiana coast after a leak related to
The report cited a filing made with the National Response
Chevron shares are up 0.07%, or $0.07, to $95.90.
Also, Hercules Offshore (
) said Tuesday that it has acquired an additional 6.1 million
shares of Discovery Offshore S.A., a company focused on the
ownership of high-specification jackup rigs, at an average price of
NOK 9.02 per share, or $1.62 per share, according to recent
With this latest purchase, HERO has invested a total of $34.1
million in Discovery Offshore, and now holds a 28% ownership
interest in the company.
Shares are down 2.99% to $3.90.
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