The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon with shares of Chevron and Exxon Mobil delivering strong returns for the price-weighted average. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.17% was most recently trading 41 points (0.2%) higher, as shares of Chevron /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +3.35% and Exxon Mobil /zigman2/quotes/204455864/composite XOM +2.94% are contributing around a quarter of the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. Chevron's shares have climbed $5.59, or 8.2%, while those of Exxon Mobil are up $2.01 (5.4%), combining for an approximately 52-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are IBM /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM +2.85% , Procter & Gamble /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG -0.51% , and Verizon Communications Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204980236/composite VZ +0.37% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.78-point swing.