NYMEX Benchmark Crude January: (+0.76%) to $96.92
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Energy shares are higher at half time of the shortened 'Black Friday' session as crude oil futures reverse course to trade just under $97 a barrel.
Light, sweet crude oil for January delivery traded up 0.76% to $96.92 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 0.06% to $2.95 a gallon while natural gas was up 1.59% to $3.51 per million British thermal units.
In mid-day energy news, ADRs of Russian oil producer LUKOIL ( LUKOY ) are down as the company reported its net profit for Q3 fell 20% due to expenses from writing off dry holes and additional taxes for currency gains, MarketWatch reports.
LUKOIL ADRs are down 0.4% to $51.79.
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