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NYMEX Prices for July 31,
NYMEX Light Sweet Crude -2.10
ICE Brent -0.49
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor -0.0122
Heating Oil NY Harbor -0.0040
NYMEX Natural Gas +0.055
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
U.S. oil dives below $100 on Kansas refinery outage, equity drop
Kansas Refinery Outage Upends Cushing Oil Supply Outlook
World’s grand ayatollahs rally behind Sistani
Iraq's top Shiite cleric appeals to politicians
Iraq’s President Threatens to Resign as Deadlock Ensues over Prime Minister
Town vs town, faction vs faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'
Iraq's Maliki: Out of favour with Shia allies?
U.S. Oil Imports May Fall as Gulf Prices Drop Below Brent
Venezuela state oil company evaluates offers to buy Citgo
OPEC oil output rises in July on fragile Libyan rebound
Mexico's Pemex to Buy US Natural Gas Through Mercuria
Baghdad ‘Cannot Win’ in Tanker Claim, Hawrami Warns
Oklahoma earthquake swarm linked to wastewater injection wells, says study involving CU-Boulder
Kansas refinery shut after fire at small iso unit; four injured
Note: This refinery uses crude from Cushing or oil that otherwise go to Cushing, OK. That means a stock build at the NYMEX delivery point. This depressed the WTI price and widened the spread to Brent. The shutdown is probably temporary and WTI should rise relative to Brent in the next few days.
U.S. judge says Kurdish tanker near Texas out of court's jurisdiction
Chevron refinery project approved by Richmond City Council
Fire injures four, shuts CVR Refining's Kansas refinery
U.S. to seize $100 mln of Iraqi Kurdish oil in tanker off Texas
U.S. condensate oil export requests put on hold for now
In Victory for Kurds, Tanker Cleared to Offload Kurdish Oil in US
Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle
EIA: OPEC's 2013 oil export revenues fall 7%
UN Condemns Terrorist Oil Sales From Iraq, Syria
U.S. Official: Venezuela Threatened Aruba, Netherlands To Force Release Of Spy Chief
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. +12, Canada +14, International -6
Iraqi tribes take aim at ISIS in northern Iraq
Maliki furious over Jordan-hosted Sunni opposition conference
As U.S. kicks off crude oil exports, Iran casts a shadow in Asia
Anbar Tribes Planning Military Operation against ISIS
Has Last Christian Left Iraqi City of Mosul After 2000 Years?
Iraq's top cleric sends subtle message to Maliki: step aside
Libya seeks ceasefire as south Tripoli a militia 'war zone'
House Tells President Obama: No Combat Troops To Iraq Without Congressional Approval
Oil Stocks at Cushing Lowest Since ’08 Widens WTI Prompt Premium
Iraq: Al-Maliki Rejects Iran's Urging to Step Down
Suicide bombing 'escalates' Libya violence, oil output slips
Escalating denunciations of purported coup plots instill fear in Venezuela's opposition
Trial of Venezuelan opposition leader opens

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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