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Oil Exploration and Production Stocks Surge as Crude Nears $100

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As oil draws ever closer to the $100 level, one group is benefiting from the rise in prices.

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Oil and gas exploration and production stocks are bucking the market’s down trend Tuesday, rallying as investors bet higher energy prices will lead to increased spending on exploration and production:

Rallying on Higher Oil Prices

Ticker

Security

Last

Change

%Chg

(WPX) WPX Energy, Inc. Class A

19.54

0.99

5.34%

(NOG) Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.

14.89

0.74

5.23%

(CRZO) Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.

40.23

1.63

4.22%

(XEC) Cimarex Energy Co.

98.23

3.66

3.87%

(CRK) Comstock Resources, Inc.

17.17

0.46

2.78%

(AREX) Approach Resources Inc.

19.79

0.48

2.48%

(CHK) Chesapeake Energy Corporation

26.93

0.55

2.08%

(EGN) Energen Corporation

69.28

1.13

1.66%

(SGY) Stone Energy Corporation

32.55

0.53

1.66%

(PXD) Pioneer Natural Resources Company

180.18

2.74

1.54%

(SM) SM Energy Company

84.84

1.26

1.51%

(EOG) EOG Resources, Inc.

159.98

1.84

1.16%

(NBL) Noble Energy, Inc.

69.38

0.79

1.15%

(BBG) Bill Barrett Corporation

26.94

0.30

1.13%

(GPOR) Gulfport Energy Corporation

58.51

0.60

1.04%

(SFY) Swift Energy Company

12.51

0.10

0.81%

(DNR) Denbury Resources Inc.

16.28

0.11

0.68%

(DVN) Devon Energy Corporation

61.10

0.40

0.66%

(COG) Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation

36.96

0.14

0.38%

(EQT) EQT Corporation

87.84

0.17

0.19%

(COP) ConocoPhillips

70.55

0.11

0.16%

 

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