Energy shares were mixed in pre-market trade Friday as crude oil
Light, sweet crude oil for August delivery was up 0.13% at
$103.32 per barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up
0.4% at $2.87 per gallon while natural gas was up 0.25% at $3.96
per million British thermal units.
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (
) was up 0.05% at $37.85. The United States Natural Gas ETF (
) was up 0.14% at $21.90.
In other energy news, Entergy (
) shares may come under pressure in pre-market trade Friday after
the U.S. sued the energy company for refusing to report affirmative
action compliance, Reuters reports.
U.S. District Court in New Orleans said Entergy has refused
repeated requests from the Labor Department to submit its written
affirmative action programs and related records since May 2012.
And, Key Energy Services (
) said it expects to report a Q2 loss on lower consolidated revenue
as production-driven businesses outside of California did not see
sufficient activity increases to offset lower activity in