NYMEX Benchmark Crude September: (+0.8%) to $81.93
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Energy shares are higher in mid-day trading, while crude oil futures manage to log modest gains but not nearly enough to compensate for yesterday's plunge.
Light, sweet crude for September delivery is trading up 0.8% to $81.93 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil is up 0.49% to $2.81 a gallon while natural gas is up 1.78% to $4.00 per million British thermal units.
In mid-day energy news, Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. ( NOG ) is up 32.08% to $17.50 a share after it today announced Q2 fully diluted EPS of $0.33 and revenue of approximately $35.5 million. Analysts expected EPS of $0.19 and revenue of $39.07 million.
Meanwhile, Sempra Energy ( SRE ) is up 1.1% to $46.09 after it reported Q2 EPS of $0.97, which is in-line with expectations. Revenue increased 20.6% from the previous year period to $2.42 billion, which beats by $350 million.
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