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2009-09-01 15:57:52

Crude oil prices fell to close to $68 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Tuesday, before recovering slightly in afternoon trading. Crude oil prices reached $68.26 per barrel after the price dropped to $68.05. Heating oil prices lost 0.013 cents to $1.767 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices slid 0.19 cents to $1.785 per gallon. Natural gas prices dropped 0.149 cents to $2.825 per million British thermal units. The national average price for unleaded gasoline fell to $2.607 per...

2009-09-01 08:23:00

Crude oil prices headed higher Tuesday, falling just short of the $70 per barrel mark as the pace of the economic recovery appears to have slowed. Crude oil prices added 44 cents overnight to reach $69.99 per barrel. Heating oil prices added 0.0357 cents to $1.8157 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices slid 0.1512 cents to $1.8238 per gallon. Natural gas prices lost 0.032 cents to $2.942 per million British thermal units. The national average price for unleaded gasoline fell to $2.607 per...

2009-08-28 16:59:06

Crude oil prices crept closer to the $73 per barrel mark Friday after U.S. stock markets failed to post a ninth consecutive trading session in black ink. Light, sweet crude oil gained 25 cents on the New York Mercantile Exchange to $72.74 per barrel. Heating oil prices advanced 0.0011 cents to $1.8603 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices rose 0.0304 cents to $2.0618 per gallon. Natural gas prices fell 0.173 cents to $3.033 per million British thermal units. At the pump, the national...

2009-08-27 09:44:12

Crude oil prices dropped overnight on the New York Mercantile Exchange, sliding below $71 per barrel after two consecutive days of falling prices. Light, sweet crude prices lost 45 cents to $70.98 per barrel. Heating oil prices dropped 0.0229 cents to $1.8291 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices lost 0.0171 cents to $1.9655 per gallon. Natural gas prices slid 0.076 cents to $2 .834 per million British thermal units. At the pump, the national average price of unleaded gasoline was $$2.62...

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2009-08-26 14:58:39

Crude oil futures fell for the second straight day Wednesday, finishing below $72 in afternoon trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Crude oil for delivery in October fell 62 cents to $71.43 per barrel, a drop of 0.1 percent, as investors sensed continuing slack demand, which was indicated by a U.S. Energy Department report showing rising stockpiles. The NYMEX heating oil futures were virtually unchanged, finishing at $1.852 per gallon, while reformulated gasoline futures fell 2.44...

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2009-08-26 08:38:31

Crude oil futures fell to less than $72 in morning trading Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange in the wake of a report that inventories have risen. Crude oil for delivery in October fell 66 cents per barrel to $71.39, a drop of 0.92 percent, after trading lower overnight in world markets. Analysts cited a report by the American Petroleum Institute showing a large increase in crude oil inventories. The NYMEX heating oil futures were up 1.17 cents to $1.8676 per gallon, while...

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2009-08-25 14:54:37

Crude oil prices closed sharply lower on the New York Mercantile Exchange Tuesday. tumbling 3 percent in a profit-taking rush. Light sweet crude for October delivery fell from 10-month-high peaks reached this week in morning trading, then tumbled hard in afternoon action, settling at $72.05 per barrel, dropping $2.32. Heating oil futures closed at $1.8559 per gallon, down 6.75 cents or 3.51 percent lower while reformulated gasoline closed 2.05 percent lower at $2.007 per gallon, a drop of...

2009-08-25 08:45:03

Crude oil prices fell from 10-year highs in morning trading Tuesday, trading at $73.95 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That was down from Monday's close of $74.37 and follows lower prices on foreign exchanges overnight. Analysts say oil prices are following declines in stock prices, which also dropped on foreign exchanges. Heating oil futures were trading at $1.9138 per gallon, down 96 points or 0.5 percent lower while reformulated gasoline was trading at $2.0464 per gallon,...

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2009-08-24 15:25:44

Crude oil prices tried to push past $75 per barrel Monday, but couldn't quite make it, settling at $74.37 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Investors took a comparative breather from the front-month light sweet crude contract, which had seen frenzied trading last week on optimism a U.S. economic recovery is in the offing. Trading volume for the October 2009 contract was 202,632, well down from Friday's 275,213, NYMEX said. Oil finished 15 cents lower. Heating oil futures settled higher at...

2009-08-24 08:57:45

Crude oil prices opened higher Monday on the New York Mercantile Exchange, reaching as high as $75 per barrel. Oil futures settled back down to $74.10 per barrel a bit later in the session as traders eyed more indications that an economic recovery was on tap for the United States, thus creating stronger oil demand. Heating oil futures reached $1.9118 per gallon, gaining 0.069 cents. Reformulated gasoline futures were at $2.0123, rising by 0.0167 cents, while natural gas prices lost 0.03...


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