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NYMEX Prices for April 17,
NYMEX Light Sweet Crude +0.54
ICE Brent  +0.07
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor +0.0142
Heating Oil NY Harbor -0.0024
NYMEX Natural Gas +0.211
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
US Senators demand Washington to take a "stronger position" on Venezuela
Ukraine crisis: US raises pressure on Russia over deal
Libya plans smart cards to cut fuel subsidies
Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy
Oil: Price flat near $104 despite huge stock build
Angola Is Moving Into Oil's Big Leagues As it Leaves Decades Of War Behind
Accusations close out Algeria election campaign
Venezuela rejects amnesty for jailed protest leaders
Iranian negotiators reject hardline criticism of nuclear talks
Saudi Arabia Tightens Curbs on Dissent Over Stability Concerns
Iran official concerned over fate of nuclear power plant
GoM Drill Rig Damaged, Coast Guard Monitoring
Saudi Arabia Tightens Curbs on Dissent Over Stability Concerns
Ukraine crisis: Government troops recapture eastern airport
The view from Russia: Campaign against Russian speakers in Ukraine coordinated with more sanctions against Russia
BOEM Proposes GoM Oil and Gas Lease Sale
Oil prices gain on rising Ukraine tensions
OPEC crude oil production output falls in March
Speculators Boost Bullish Oil Wagers on OPEC Output Drop
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. +13, Canada -23, International -16
Russia calls on UN security council as Ukraine issues deadline to rebels
Total goes ahead with $16 bln Angolan Kaombo oil project
Venezuela Needs 2014 Brent Oil Price of $121: Deutsche Bank
Venezuela's Maduro and opposition in landmark crisis talks
White House: US won't issue visa for Iran's newly named UN envoy
25 killed in attacks across Iraq
Brent crude drifts lower as China slows, Libya worries on hold
Natural gas supply shortage could jack up prices
OPEC Sees Lower Demand as U.S. Crude Output Rises
U.S. Proved Crude Reserves Reach 36-Year High
Libya Poised to Raise Oil Shipments as First Rebel Port Reopens
U.S. warns on Iran 'breakout' capability as nuclear talks start
Iran's choice for UN ambassador threatens to derail nuclear talks
Car Bombs in Baghdad, Iraqi Town Kill 24 People
Libya parliament wants new government, cabinet demands more power
Gasoline prices could dip a penny a gallon this summer
OPEC Plans to Make Room for Extra Oil From Iran, Iraq, Libya
Venezuela president and opposition agree formal talks
Niobrara Oil Seen as Savior for Western U.S. Oil Refiners
Putin Lacking Beachhead in East Ukraine as Stalemate Seen
Ruble Weakens Third Day as Putin Discusses Ukraine Energy Ties
Ukrainian Official Threatens Force If Talks Fail
Caracas chaos: Venezuelan general on the run
Crude Drops as Libyan Rebels Hand Over Control of Export Ports
Mass strike paralyses Libya's Benghazi
The coming election in Iraq could decide the fate of the country's struggling democracy
Shell starts crude oil exports from Iraq’s Majnoon field

Global crude oil prices gain on US jobs data, Libya doubt
Iran Names 1979 U.S. Embassy Hostage-Taker Its UN Envoy
Spain suspends sale of riot gear to Venezuela in light of turmoil, officials say
NYMEX-U.S. crude holds above $100 as Ukraine tensions offset Libya
Libya sees "good intentions" in oil port talks; rebel split seen
Key senator says U.S. office can lift part of oil export ban
Former BP bosses Lord Browne and Tony Hayward unite for exploration project off Angola
East Libyan rebels to end oil port blockage within days
Oil down on China factory data, US supply forecast
Oil Tanker Evades Gunfire Along Most Important Crude Route
The Argument for $75 Oil Should Be $95 Oil
Here Comes $75 Oil
Asia takes more Iran crude in Feb than nuclear deal allows
Armed pro-govt militias roil Venezuela protests
Saudi Arabia Shuffles Leaders With New Second in Line to Throne
Obama seeks to reassure Saudi Arabia over Iran, Syria
Obama underlines 'strong' Saudi ties in talks with king - U.S.
A U.S.-Saudi Move to Lower Oil Prices?
Oil: Price above $100, traders shrug off jump in supplies
Iraq electoral commission resigns en masse weeks before vote

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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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