Economy- Winter chill keeps oil prices elevated –

Posted: January 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

Jan. 18, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (UPI) — Winter weather is keeping crude oil prices above $95 per barrel in New York.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange Friday morning, West Texas Intermediate crude oil for February delivery added 26 cents to $95.41 per barrel.

Gasoline dropped 1.05 cents to $2.762 a gallon. Home heating oil added 2.09 cents to $3.0309 a gallon.

The price of natural gas added 3.5 cents to $3.512 per million British thermal units.

At the pump, AAA reported the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline rose to $3.293 per gallon from Thursday’s $3.292.


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