NYMEX Benchmark Crude January: (+0.92%) to $99.16
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Energy shares are higher in mid-day trading while crude oil futures advanced nearly 1% to trade above $99 a barrel.
Light, sweet crude oil for January delivery traded up 0.92% to $99.16 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up 1.35% to $3.01 a gallon while natural gas was up 1.96% to $3.59 per million British thermal units.
In mid-day energy news, shares of Schlumberger ( SLB ) are higher as the company said that shale-gas drilling in Poland costs nearly three times as much as in the U,S., according to a Bloomberg report.
Schlumberger is the worlds largest oilfield services provider.
SLB shares are up 2.49%, or $1.72, to $70.69.
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