Energy Sector Update for 09/21/2018: USO, UNG, BTU, PRIM, NE

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Top Energy Stocks

XOM: +0.5%

CVX: flat

COP: flat

SLB: -0.2%

OXY: -0.2%

Energy shares were steady in pre-market trading Friday. The much-watched Baker-Hughes domestic oil-and-gas rig count is out at 1 pm.

Light, sweet crude oil for November delivery was up 0.8% at $70.88 per barrel, while natural gas for October was down fractionally at $2.95 per million Btu.

In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund ( USO ) was up 1.2% at $14.97 while the United States Natural Gas ETF ( UNG ) was down 0.3% at $24.29.

Expected movers:

- Peabody Energy ( BTU ): to acquire Shoal Creek Coal Mine from Drummond Company for $400 million

- Primoris Services ( PRIM ): says work restarts at Atlantic Coast Pipeline but five-week cessation pushed revenues behind by $35 million

- Noble ( NE ): acquires newbuild jackup and secures initial contract award

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This article appears in: Investing , Energy
Referenced Symbols: USO , UNG , BTU , PRIM , NE

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