All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 87 points (0.5%) at 17,750 as of Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,154 issues advancing vs. 798 declining with 159 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 1.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Energy Transfer Partners ( ETP), up 2.9%, Marathon Petroleum ( MPC), up 2.0%, Total ( TOT), up 1.9% and Royal Dutch Shell ( RDS.B), up 1.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. PetroChina ( PTR) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, PetroChina is down $1.03 (-1.3%) to $77.60 on average volume. Thus far, 72,821 shares of PetroChina exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 175,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.18-$78.11 after having opened the day at $77.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $78.63.

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PetroChina Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells oil and gas in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through Exploration and Production, Refining and Chemicals, Marketing, and Natural Gas and Pipeline segments. PetroChina has a market cap of $141.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 29.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate PetroChina a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates PetroChina as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full PetroChina Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Cheniere Energy ( LNG) is down $3.01 (-6.1%) to $46.51 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Cheniere Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.82-$49.52 after having opened the day at $49.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.52.

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Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $11.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 29.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Kinder Morgan ( KMI) is down $0.45 (-1.7%) to $26.90 on average volume. Thus far, 10.3 million shares of Kinder Morgan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 16.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.28-$27.12 after having opened the day at $26.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.35.

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Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure and energy company in North America. The company operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. Kinder Morgan has a market cap of $60.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 35.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Kinder Morgan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kinder Morgan as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Kinder Morgan Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the energy industry could consider Energy Select Sector SPDR ( XLE) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider Proshares Short Oil & Gas ( DDG).