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NYMEX Prices for August 28, 2015

NYMEX Light Sweet Crude +2.66
ICE Brent +2.49
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor +0.0650
Heating Oil NY Harbor +0.0804
NYMEX Natural Gas +0.077
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Texas oil production increased in June
Oil jumps 10 percent for biggest one-day gain since 2009
Oil Industry Needs to Find Half a Trillion Dollars to Survive
Bringing Venezuela's Economic Crisis Into Focus
Retail gas prices are set to drop below $2 for first time since 2009
No more Bakken crude: Canada’s largest refinery heads overseas for supply
Oil prices' relentless drop deepens political turmoil in Venezuela, stirs social unrest
OPEC: Still No Production Cuts Despite Growing Concerns Amongst Gulf Members
Oil market loses faith in Saudi oil strategy
BP Restarts Part of Indiana Oil Refinery After Repairs
Oil price plummets over 5 percent to six-year low
New oil price lows wallop share prices, deepen gloom in Calgary oilpatch
Brent, US oil mark fresh 6-1/2-year lows on China and oversupply
Iran Plans 'Any Cost' Oil Output Rise to Defend Market Share
Iran says an OPEC emergency meeting may stop oil price slide
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. +1, Canada -3
China woes push oil lower; WTI dips below US$40
Oil suffers longest weekly losing streak since 1986
IS 'Water War' Dries Marshes In Southern Iraq
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to $80 Oil
Crude Tumbles to Six-Year Low After Unexpected U.S. Supply Gain
Britain to reopen embassy in Tehran this weekend after four years
Iran's Oil Sector: An Analysis From The Current Risk Standpoint
Algeria oil, gas export volumes down 8.9 pct in Q1 -ministry
Libya will push UN to lift arms embargo
OPEC's 'Fragile Five' Face Rising Cost in the Fight for Oil
Market ShareCash-Strapped Venezuela May Sell Off Gold, Citigroup Says
Natural Gas Stocks Still Make Bank With $1 Natural Gas
Arab League urges military support for Libya against Daesh (ISIS)
Why Venezuela is trying reclaim territory in Guyana
Algeria Calls for Non-OPEC Output Cut to Stop Oil Price Slump
Israeli Ministers Approve Blueprint for Natural Gas Development
Oil Falls Near Six-Year Low as U.S., OPEC Keep Pumping Amid Glut
Low Oil Prices Destroy Financial Power of Saudi Arabia
Foreign firms scramble to fix Iran's refineries once sanctions end
Iran Supreme Leader Says Fate of Nuclear Deal Still Unclear
Libya's oil output 350,000 to 380,000 bpd -new eastern state oil firm chairman

US, Turkey aim to create buffer zone on Syrian border. Nobody knows how
U.S. oil production slowing, but not as fast as anticipated

US, Turkey aim to create buffer zone on Syrian border. Nobody knows how
Iran is hiding more oil at sea than we realized
Gasoline prices in U.S. Midwest near $3/gln on refinery glitch
US oil slides to new six-year trough
Heavy clashes in Libya undermine UN peace talks
Algeria: President Bouteflika buffeted
Venezuela set to release 2nd prominent opponent
Israel reaches deal on natural gas development
Crude Tankers Still Headed For Tianjin, China, Despite Explosion at Port - For Now
Natural gas companies are tumbling, and taking private equity firms with them
Saudi Arabia rejects Russian calls to work with Assad against IS

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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