BUZZ-Oil and gas companies: Shares rise as crude price gains

Mon Feb 9, 2015 11:35am EST
 
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** Shares of oil and gas producers, oilfield service providers and contract drillers rise as crude prices gain after Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries forecasts greater demand this year than previously thought and projects less supply from countries outside OPEC

** Brent crude futures up 1 pct at $58.42 per barrel; U.S. crude up 3.3 pct at $53.40 per barrel

** PostRock Energy Corp up 19 pct at $4.82, Goodrich Petroleum Corp 9.8 pct at $3.36, Swift Energy Co up 14.8 pct at $3.02, W&T Offshore Inc up 12.2 pct at $7.09

** Pioneer Energy Services Corp up 10.4 pct at $5.63, Penn West Petroleum Ltd up 11.3 pct at $2.66, LRR Energy LP up 8.5 pct at $8.53

** Halcon Resources Corp up 7.4 pct at $2.18, Rex Energy Corp up 9.3 pct at $5.17, Petroquest Energy Inc up 7.5 pct at $3.31, Sanchez Energy Corp up 4.9 pct at $15.64

** Pengrowth Energy Corp up 6 pct at $3.54, SandRidge Energy Inc up 6.2 pct at $2.32, Baytex Energy Corp up 4.1 pct at $19.64, California Resources Corp up 2.4 pct at $6.29

** Basic Energy Services Inc up 7.6 pct at $7.67, Denbury Resources Inc up 3 pct at $9.16

** North Atlantic Drilling Ltd up 21.6 pct at $2.25, Independence Contract Drilling Inc up 8.5 pct at $5.97, Transocean Ltd up 5.9 pct at $19.61

** Seadrill Ltd up 6.2 pct at $14.08, Paragon Offshore Plc up 7.4 pct at $3.20, Pacific Drilling SA 2.9 pct at $3.90