Energy Sector Update for 08/08/2018: USO, UNG, VEDL, PE

Top Energy Stocks

XOM: -0.4%

CVX: flat

COP: flat

SLB: flat

OXY: -0.2%

Energy shares were steady in pre-market trade Wednesday. The Energy Information Administration will release official data at 10:30 am EDT.

Light, sweet crude oil for September delivery was up 0.1% at $69.30 per barrel, while natural gas was up fractionally at $2.90 per million Btu.

In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund ( USO ) was down 0.9% at $14.22 while the United States Natural Gas ETF ( UNG ) was up 0.4% at $23.84.

Expected movers:

- Vedanta ( VEDL ): set to acquire as many as 40 oil blocks in Indian acreage auction

- Parsley Energy ( PE ): Q2 EPS matches Street view, revenue beats

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