NYMEX Benchmark Crude January: +$0.10 (+0.11%) to $89.01
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares are mixed near the end of the regular session as
crude oil futures manage to eke out fractional gains and close
above $89 a barrel.
Crude oil for January delivery finished up $0.10, or 0.11%, to
$89.01 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down
0.01% to $2.46 a gallon while natural gas fell 4.13%, to $4.41 per
million British thermal units.
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (
) is up 0.08% to $37.93. The United States Natural Gas ETF (
) is down 3.33% to $6.09.
The U.S Dollar Index (DXY) is up 0.06% to $80.05.
In late-session energy sector news, FX Energy (
) is up after it says it entered into a Letter of Intent with the
Polish Oil and Gas Company to jointly explore FXEN's Warsaw South
POGC will earn a 49% interest in the company's 880,000 acre
Warsaw South concession. In the first phase, the Parties agreed to
acquire 273 kilometers of 2D seismic and to drill one exploration
well in the Warsaw South concession to the depth of approximately
3800 meters during 2011. FXEN will be operator of the joint
FX Energy shares are up 4.7% to $6.43.
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