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NYMEX Prices for April 27, 2015 

NYMEX Light Sweet Crude -0.16
ICE Brent -0.45
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor +0.0011
Heating Oil NY Harbor -0.0069
NYMEX Natural Gas -0.041
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
NYMEX-US crude oil drops on expected stock build, Saudi comment
Prince Abdul Aziz: Saudi high oil output based on demand
As Iran meddles, will the GCC-U.S. summit strengthen ties?
Why Iran is standing by its weakened, and expensive, ally Syria
Kerry says Iran, world powers closer than ever to historic nuclear deal
Iranian General Says Saudi Arabia Will Soon Be Toppled
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. -22, Canada -1
Libya ISIS Crisis: Libyan Militias Fight Islamic State With Airstrikes, Official Says
Libya closes El Feel oilfield due to strike by security guards
Islamic State Seizes Dam, Kills Iraqi General, 127 Soldiers
Iran convoy turns away from Yemen, US ship returns to Gulf
Young prince leads Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen
Mohammad Bin Zayed in Saudi Arabia
Ghana told to stop new oil drilling in disputed waters
Ghana can continue development in Ivory Coast oil dispute: tribunal
Venezuela may have missed $24 billion in oil revenue in 2014
Saudi Arabia’s Solution to Global Oil Glut: Pump Even More Crude
Oil Prices Won't Recover Without Significant Increase In Demand
Obama’s Nixon doctrine: anointing Iran
VenEconomy: Maduro’s "Plan for the Economic Counteroffensive" to do Nothing for Venezuela’s Battered Economy
How to Fix the Mess in Venezuela
Fleet of Iranian ships heading to Yemen turns around after being tracked by US warships
Is the special Saudi-U.S. relationship on the rocks?
Nigeria military says still in Boko Haram stronghold despite mines
Natural gas extends losses after EIA reports supply rise
Oil slump may deepen as US shale fights Opec to a standstill
Timing of sanctions relief may be deal breaker as Iran talks resume
Baker Hughes increases layoffs to 10,500
Halliburton Announces 9000 Layoffs
Schlumberger slashes 11,000 jobs in latest round of cuts
Oil field services chief offers to link fees to production
Final Iran nuclear deal — tough issues still to crack
Exxon’s Tillerson Says OPEC Not Waging War on U.S. Shale Rivals
Obama Kept Iran's Short Breakout Time a Secret
Iran wants OPEC to pave way for its extra oil production when sanctions lifted
Saudi-led coalition declares end to Yemen campaign; new phase begins
Washington to Americans Stuck in Yemen: You’re on Your Own
OPEC Says US Oil Boom Will End This Year
Nigeria, Algeria See Oil Prices Staying Low for a Long Time
More gas found in Algeria region hit by 2013 Al-Qaeda attack
ISIS video purports to show killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya

Graphs Oil and Natural Gas Prices
Futures Prices Spot Prices
NYMEX Crude Oil WTI Cushing, Oklahoma
Brent Crude Oil Brent Spot
RBOB Gasoline Gasoline - New York Harbor
Heating Oil Heating Oil - New York Harbor
NYMEX Natural Gas Natural Gas Henry Hub Louisiana
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