NYMEX Benchmark Crude October: (+0.84%) to $89.49
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares are higher in mid-day trading while crude oil comes off a prior-session dip to trade above $89 a barrel.
Light, sweet crude oil for October delivery traded up 0.89% to $89.60 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 0.39% to $3.07 a gallon while natural gas was down 1.92% to $3.97 per million British thermal units.
In mid-day energy news, shares of Chevron ( CVX ) are higher after the oil major said Thursday that it was evacuating workers from its operations in the Gulf of Mexico due to a tropical disturbance over the center of the area, Reuters reported.
Production was not affected, the report said.
Chevron shares are up 0.7%, or $0.69, to $99.53.
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