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NYMEX Prices for April 22,
NYMEX Light Sweet Crude -2.24
ICE Brent  -0.68
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor +0.0083
Heating Oil NY Harbor -0.0091
NYMEX Natural Gas +0.042
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. unchanged, Canada -13, International -16
Libya slashes budget by a third to offset loss of oil revenue
Iran to cut gasoline subsidy this week, in test of Rouhani's support
Technical problems delay reopening of Libya's Zueitina oil port
After Algerian election landslide victory, what next?
Algeria faces uncertain future
Libya's constitution-drafting body starts work
US Senators demand Washington to take a "stronger position" on Venezuela
Ukraine crisis: US raises pressure on Russia over deal
Libya plans smart cards to cut fuel subsidies
Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy
Oil: Price flat near $104 despite huge stock build
Angola Is Moving Into Oil's Big Leagues As it Leaves Decades Of War Behind
Accusations close out Algeria election campaign
Venezuela rejects amnesty for jailed protest leaders
Iranian negotiators reject hardline criticism of nuclear talks
Saudi Arabia Tightens Curbs on Dissent Over Stability Concerns
Iran official concerned over fate of nuclear power plant
GoM Drill Rig Damaged, Coast Guard Monitoring
Saudi Arabia Tightens Curbs on Dissent Over Stability Concerns
Ukraine crisis: Government troops recapture eastern airport
The view from Russia: Campaign against Russian speakers in Ukraine coordinated with more sanctions against Russia
BOEM Proposes GoM Oil and Gas Lease Sale
Oil prices gain on rising Ukraine tensions
OPEC crude oil production output falls in March
Speculators Boost Bullish Oil Wagers on OPEC Output Drop
Russia calls on UN security council as Ukraine issues deadline to rebels
Total goes ahead with $16 bln Angolan Kaombo oil project
Venezuela Needs 2014 Brent Oil Price of $121: Deutsche Bank
Venezuela's Maduro and opposition in landmark crisis talks
White House: US won't issue visa for Iran's newly named UN envoy
25 killed in attacks across Iraq
Brent crude drifts lower as China slows, Libya worries on hold
Natural gas supply shortage could jack up prices
OPEC Sees Lower Demand as U.S. Crude Output Rises
U.S. Proved Crude Reserves Reach 36-Year High
Libya Poised to Raise Oil Shipments as First Rebel Port Reopens

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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