Crude Oil Continues Its Price Climb


NEW YORK, (UPI) — Light sweet crude oil advanced in early trading Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange, adding 21 cents to $93.88 a barrel.

Natural gas prices were off 3 cents, to $2.932 per million British thermal units.

Reformulated blendstock gasoline picked up just more than a penny to $2.0062 a gallon.

Home heating oil was up 1 cent to $3.01 a gallon.

At the pump, the average cost for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $3.647 Wednesday, up from $3.634 on Tuesday, AAA reported.

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