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Energy shares were mainly higher in pre-market trade on Wednesday as crude oil futures extended gains.
Light, sweet crude oil for February delivery was up 0.6% at $36.69 per barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up by 1.6% at $1.09 per gallon while natural gas was 1.5% higher at $1.68 British thermal units.
And, in other energy news, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ) was higher in pre-market trade after Brazil's finance minister said on Tuesday he sees no need to inject capital into Petroleo Brasileiro SA as new management of the state-run oil company recovers its finances.
Shares in the company were 3.0% higher at $4.41 pre-bell. This is within the lower band of the stock's 52 week trading range between $3.72 and $10.55.
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