NYMEX Benchmark Crude January: (+0.35%) to $98.70
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares are higher in mid-day trading while crude oil futures make fractional gains but still trade below $99 a barrel.
Light, sweet crude oil for January delivery traded up 0.35% to $98.70 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 0.45% to $2.91 a gallon while natural gas was down 3.64% to $3.33 per million British thermal units.
In mid-day energy news, shares of Chevron ( CVX ) are higher while Bloomberg reports the Kazakh oil venture led by the U.S. oil company has returned production to normal rates. The news came after a fire at one of its processing plants, the report said.
CVX shares are up 1.7% $104.02.
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