Investors scrambled to invest in Anadarko (NYSE:APC) and Transocean (NYSE:RIG) at the end of the trading day Thursday, on the news BP (NYSE:BP) stopped oil from leaking into the Gulf of Mexico, having successfully closed the valves with their new containment cap.
BP was up over 7 percent at the end of trading. Transocean was next, up by $2.34, or 4.47 percent. Anadarko Petroleum was right behind them, gaining $1.50 a share, or 3.15 percent.
Anadarko continues to rise after trading, as did BP, while Transocean pulled back.