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NYMEX Prices for November 21, 2014

NYMEX Light Sweet Crude +0.93
ICE Brent +1.03
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor +0.0289
Heating Oil NY Harbor +0.0245
NYMEX Natural Gas -0.223
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. +1, Canada +8, International -43
Obama’s claim that Keystone XL crude would go ‘everywhere else’ but the United States
Natural Gas Rises to 5-Month High on Heating-Fuel Demand
Venezuelan Consumers Get Creative Amid Shortages
A Nuclear Deal Is Likely to Hit Hurdles in Iran
Analysts: Low Oil Price A Positive For US Econ; Boost Spending
Oil Price Plunge Tells Morgan Stanley OPEC Action Is More Likely
Saudi Arabia: Why succession could become a princely tussle
Iran to resist 'excessive' demands in push for nuclear deal
ISIS Now Controls the Libyan City of Derna and Is Aiming to Expand West
Oil market is trapped in a negative bubble
Libya's El Sharara oilfield still closed due to pipeline shutdown
OPEC may keep production ceiling at Vienna summit
Oil price drop, merger talks feed energy sector deal speculation
Crude Oil Falls to 4-Year Low as OPEC Seen Resisting Cut
OPEC Diplomacy Picks Up With Iraq-to-Libya Chiefs
Breakthrough in Baghdad-Erbil budget dispute, says finance minister Zebari
Islamic State leader urges attacks in Saudi Arabia: speech
Venezuela's Ramirez Tours Algeria, Iran, Qatar, Russia to Discuss Oil
Iraq needs 80,000 good troops to retake lost territory: US general
EIA sees U.S. oil output growth slowing slightly; cuts price view
Oil below $80 as China slowdown chimes with OPEC warning
OPEC sees lower 2015 demand for its oil, Saudi output still high
Embassies of Egypt and UAE attacked in Libya
Brent Oil Near 4-Year Low on Signs OPEC Will Resist Output Cuts
Iraq president in Saudi Arabia to patch up ties
Brent Slumps to 4-Year Low on Concern OPEC in No Hurry
Libya's Biggest Oil Field to Resume Pumping by Tomorrow
Natural Gas Falls From 4-Month High as Cold Outlook Eases
Oil falls as dollar strength offsets Libya, Ukraine concerns
Kuwait oil minister says doesn't think OPEC will cut oil output ceiling
Don't panic, situation will fix itself, says OPEC secretary general
Iraq Tracks Saudi Arabia With Discounts for Its Crude Oil Sales
The Benefits Of The U.S. Oil And Gas Boom Are Permanent, Says Citi
Atlantic Basin Refining to buy, restart Hovensa St. Croix Refinery

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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