NYMEX Benchmark Crude May: (+0.43%) to $108.16
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares are higher in mid-session trading as May crude oil
futures, under some pressure, still hold above $108 a barrel.
Light, sweet crude for May delivery is trading down 0.43% to
$108.16 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil is down
0.55% to $3.16 a gallon while natural gas is up 2.95% to at $4.26
per million British thermal units.
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (
) is up 0.19% to $42.95. The United States Natural Gas ETF (
) is up 2.31% to $11.05.
In mid-day energy sector news, Kodiak Oil & Gas (
) says it is negotiating to contract a fourth rig for delivery in
It controls a 40% to 50% working interest in wells being drilled
by a non-operated drilling rig as part of its Dunn County, N.D.
area of mutual interest with ExxonMobil (
Kodiak shares are up 8.2%.
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