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NYMEX Prices for October 24, 2014

NYMEX Light Sweet Crude -1.08
ICE Brent -0.70
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor -0.0252
Heating Oil NY Harbor -0.0171
NYMEX Natural Gas +0.001
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. +9, Canada +9, International -43
Uphill struggle for new Iraqi defence chief al-Obeidi
Libya has become the latest Isil conquest
ISIS is a game changer for Algeria
Ground offensive against Islamic State months away in Iraq: US
Brent up almost 3 pct, biggest gain since June, on reported Saudi cut
Oil prices: Will the slide hurt the US shale boom?
Saudi Arabia's Risky Oil-Price Play
Venezuela seizes warehouses packed with medical goods, food
Libya's oil to flow despite struggle between rival governments
Libya orders army to advance on capital
Libya OPEC Governor Calls for Output Cut Amid Oil Plunge
Low Oil Prices Hurting U.S. Shale Operations
Repsol Oil Find Advances Angola's Prospects as Exporter
Get Ready for Iraq War IV
Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground again
Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority
Iran Shuns Image as OPEC Hawk While Seeking Sanctions End
Libyan official calls for OPEC cut, other African members less keen
CEO of French oil giant Total killed in plane crash in Russia
Three Years After Gadhafi's Death, Libya Slides Into Civil War As Death Toll Rises In Benghazi
Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani as US drops arms to defenders
Iraq MPs approve two key ministers
Slumping price of oil has Iran worried about paying its bills
As prices plunge, the global oil showdown begins
Oil Rigs Slump by Most in Two Months After Prices Slide
Saudi-Kuwait Oilfield Halted Due To “Environmental Issues”
Saudi Arabia Oil Stance Seen Targeting OPEC Output Discipline
General Escalates Libya Attack
Egypt Warplanes Hit Libya Militias, Officials Say
Venezuela Goes From Bad to Worse as Oil Prices Plummets
Iran, US say some headway made in 'difficult' nuclear talks
Oil prices are down, but don't expect a return to $60, or $30 a barrel
US bid for oil supremacy shakes crude market
Facing new oil glut, Saudis avoid 1980s mistakes to halt price slide
Worrying for Saudis, U.S. oil output cuts could take a while
Oil rout unrelenting, hits $86 on dim demand view, rising shale
Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions
Saudi Arabia to oil market: We’d accept US$80 oil for extended period to protect market share
Quarter of new Canadian oil projects vulnerable if oil falls below US$80: IEA
How Will Falling Oil Hit Baker Hughes, Schlumberger?
Oil rout unrelenting, Brent below $87 as IEA cuts demand
Libya tribal clashes kill at least 21
Farewell, $100 Barrels; Saudis OK With Cheaper Oil
Brent crude slides to lowest since 2010 on Saudi output signal
IEA revises world oil demand growth sharply lower

Oil falls below $88 after IEA cuts demand forecasts
Ghosts of Canada's Libya campaign likely to haunt war against ISIS
Venezuela calls for emergency OPEC meeting
Saudi Arabia Tells OPEC It Raised Output In Sept Despite Oil Price Drop
Venezuela, in a Quiet Shift, Gives Foreign Partners More Control in Oil Ventures

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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