NYMEX Benchmark Crude January: (+0.23%) to $100.42
Top Energy Stocks
Energy shares are higher in mid-day trading while crude oil futures advance to top $100 a barrel at the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Light, sweet crude oil for January delivery traded up 0.23% to $100.42 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up 0.55% to $2.98 a gallon while natural gas was down 1.54% to $3.59 per million British thermal units.
In mid-day energy news, shares of Chevron ( CVX ) are higher while Bloomberg reports that two people taken by gunman at an offshore oil field last month have been let go. The two workers were taken from a supply ship, the report said.
CVX shares are down 0.06%, or $0.09, to $101.72.
Meanwhile, BP ( BP ) ADRs are higher while the company's Chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg, will be taking a non-executive position at Volvo AB.
BP shares are up 1.22% to $43.27.
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