Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 67 points (0.4%) at 16,436 as of Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,992 issues advancing vs. 961 declining with 169 unchanged. The Energy industry currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include PetroChina ( PTR), up 2.4%, China Petroleum & Chemical ( SNP), up 2.1%, Enterprise Products Partners ( EPD), up 1.3% and Total ( TOT), up 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR), down 3.6%, and Royal Dutch Shell ( RDS.A), down 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. ConocoPhillips ( COP) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, ConocoPhillips is up $0.82 (1.0%) to $80.41 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of ConocoPhillips exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $79.69-$80.46 after having opened the day at $79.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.59. ConocoPhillips explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. ConocoPhillips has a market cap of $99.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 12.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate ConocoPhillips a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates ConocoPhillips as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full ConocoPhillips Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.