All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 29 points (-0.2%) at 17,702 as of Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,315 issues advancing vs. 1,646 declining with 122 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. A company within the industry that increased today was Spectra Energy Partners ( SEP), up 1.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Flotek Industries ( FTK), down 32.0%, EQT Midstream Partners ( EQM), down 6.0%, Enbridge ( ENB), down 1.5%, China Petroleum & Chemical ( SNP), down 1.2% and Royal Dutch Shell ( RDS.A), down 1.0%.

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

3. EOG Resources ( EOG) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, EOG Resources is up $0.45 (0.5%) to $85.82 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of EOG Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.72-$86.09 after having opened the day at $85.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $85.37.

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EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. EOG Resources has a market cap of $46.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 7.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate EOG Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates EOG Resources as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full EOG Resources Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Valero Energy ( VLO) is up $1.08 (1.5%) to $71.56 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Valero Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.75-$71.59 after having opened the day at $70.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $70.49.

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Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It operates through two segments, Refining and Ethanol. Valero Energy has a market cap of $34.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 42.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Valero Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Valero Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Valero Energy Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM) is up $0.48 (0.6%) to $82.43 on light volume. Thus far, 4.0 million shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.86-$82.51 after having opened the day at $81.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $81.95.

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Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in refining and marketing crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. Exxon Mobil Corporation has a market cap of $351.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 11.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Exxon Mobil Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Exxon Mobil Corporation 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 disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Exxon Mobil Corporation 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).