NYMEX Benchmark Crude October: (-1.4%) to $88.91
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares are higher as crude oil futures swung to the red despite a strong day for equities.
Light, sweet crude oil for October delivery finished down 1.4% to $88.91 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 0.35% to $2.93 a gallon while natural gas was up 2.37% to $3.97 per million British thermal units.
In late-session energy news, Halliburton ( HAL ) has turned up in afternoon trade, erasing earlier losses after the U.S. said in a final report that it and BP ( BP ) violated federal offshore safety regulations in connection with the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig disaster and resulting Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Halliburton shares are up 0.68% to $39.76.
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