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Energy shares were generally flat in pre-market trade Wednesday as crude oil futures were lower.
Light, sweet crude oil for October delivery was down 0.25% at $94.64 per barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 0.09% to $2.75 per gallon while natural gas was up 0.05% at $4.00 British thermal units.
In other energy news, freight car equipment maker Greenbrier ( GBX ) Wednesday said it has received new purchase orders for rail cars and for a deck cargo barge.
The new orders consist of a marine barge that brings the marine backlog to $112 million, as well as 15,000 railcar units valued at $1.37 billion. Since September 2013, the company has received orders for almost 39,000 railcars in North America and Europe valued at $3.72 billion.
GBX was steady before opening bell on Wednesday after closing at $71.72 Tuesday, in a 52-week range of $23.60 - $74.38.
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