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Sector Update: Energy Shares Mixed as May Crude Futures Top $105 a Barrel

NYMEX Benchmark Crude May: (+0.65%) to $105.65

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Energy shares are mixed in mid-day trading as May crude prices top $105 a barrel.

Light, sweet crude oil for May delivery traded up 0.65% to $105.65 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil is down 0.22% to $3.06 a gallon while natural gas is up 1.39% to $4.31 per million British thermal units.

In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund ( USO ) is up 0.86% to $42.29. The United States Natural Gas ETF ( UNG ) is up 1.23% to $11.50.

In mid-day news, PetroChina ( PTR ) is up 2.29% to $142.50, after the company said its first liquefied natural gas or LNG terminal will receive its first cargo between April 26 and 28 and start selling the fuel in late May.

PetroChina will operate its LNG terminals mainly through Kunlun Energy Co. Ltd. after a series of asset sales in the past two years.

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