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NYMEX Prices for August 19,
2014
NYMEX Light Sweet Crude -1.93
$94.48
ICE Brent -0.04
$101.56
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor +0.0394
$2.6954
Heating Oil NY Harbor +0.0111
$2.8171
NYMEX Natural Gas +0.085
$3.877
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
 
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Lower oil price adds to economic pressure on Russia
OPEC unruffled by oil price slide, sees market rebound
Brent Falls as Iraqi Kurds Retake Mosul Dam; WTI Drops
Renegade Libyan general claims air strikes on Tripoli (OpEd)
Kurds report retaking most of key dam, as U.S. steps up Iraq bombing
Oil prices below most OPEC producers' budget needs
Libya's pleas for international help go unanswered
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. +5, Canada +14, International -6
Iraqi Sunnis lay out conditional offer to join unity government
Maliki finally steps aside as Iraq Sunni leader sees US help
Financial Times: Turkey Has Called on US to Lift Kurdish Oil Ban
Brent Falls to 13-Month Low on Slow Growth; WTI Drops
Oil production in Permian causes pipeline bottleneck in Texas
First oil sails from Libya's Ras Lanuf since end of blockade
Libyan Assembly Asks for UN Help as Militias Clash
Maliki refuses to go as Iraqis turn to new leader
U.S. Special Forces Land on Iraq Mountain
US Cuts 2014 Oil Price Forecast as Production Surges
Iran endorses Haider al-Abadi as Iraq’s new prime minister, spurning Nouri al-Maliki
France to send weapons to Iraq
Libya parliament agrees direct presidential election
Libya crisis: Head of Tripoli police 'assassinated'
Iraq president spurns Maliki and nominates new PM
Meet Haider al-Abadi, the man named Iraq's new prime minister
Blackstone nears $1.2bn deal for Shell gas stake
Iraq names new PM, as Maliki loyalists take to the street
Shi'ite Coalition Close to Nominating PM, Maliki Remains Defiant
Iraq crisis: Turmoil over PM Nouri Maliki's status
US sending arms to Kurds in Iraq
Oil Rigs Hit Record as Drillers Move Outside Big Basins
Brent Crude Slips as U.S. Strikes Seen Protecting Supply
U.S. Jets and Drones Attack Militants in Iraq, Hoping to Stop Advance
ISIS Is Ignoring Islam’s Teachings on Yazidis and Christians
Opec sees lower oil demand growth
Turkey Vows it is Behind Kurds as Western Support Begins to Surge
Obama Pulled Back Into Iraq Conflict Amid Genocide Threat
Turkish Jets To Where Peshmerga Are Fighting Islamic State
Iraqi militants seize country's largest dam Maybe
Kurds repelled jihadist attack on Mosul dam Maybe Not
Venezuela Says Citgo Assets Worth More Than $10 Billion
Gasoline Rebounds and Crude Slips as Refineries Cut Rates
Maliki warns against interference in forming of new Iraq government
Iran seeks alternative to Maliki to hold Iraq together
Oil futures price lower ahead of supply data
Militants Target Second Iraqi Dam as Infrastructure Attacked

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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