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NYMEX Prices for September 30, 2014

NYMEX Light Sweet Crude -3.41
ICE Brent -2.53
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor -0.1094
Heating Oil NY Harbor -0.0569
NYMEX Natural Gas -0.033
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
U.S. Crude Futures Slide Most in 22 Months; Brent Falls
OPEC oil output jumps by 810,000 bpd in September
Islamist-Allied Militias in Libya Reject UN Talks
Oil Prices Fall, and the Global Economy Wins
The logic in exporting US oil
Iran Urges OPEC To Stop Oil Slide, Gulf Members Relaxed
Venezuela: A Military Regime Cato Institute (blog)
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. unchanged, Canada +52, International -43
Frenchman's murder puts Algeria back on the shifting map of jihad
Saudi could see budget deficit next year, risks draining reserves -IMF
Itís time to get rid of Assad
Saudi prince on helping U.S. fight ISIS
Warplane attacks Libya's Benghazi port after threats by ex-general
Fighting, payment problems disrupt Libya's food imports
Airstrikes target oil refineries in Syria held by Islamic extremists
Kurdish forces push back Islamic State in northern Syria
Moody's cuts price assumptions for natural gas, oil through 2015
US Launches Air-Strike Campaign Against ISIS in Syria
New ISIS Recording Urges Muslims to Kill Civilians in US-Led Coalition Countries
Rival prime ministers address Libyans, highlighting divisions
Tony Blair warns British troops may have to return to Iraq and 'accept casualties
'Venezuela's Maduro launches civilian disarmament plan
Home cleaning products maker Clorox to exit Venezuela
Exclusive: Exxon Mobil puts Torrance, Calif, refinery up for sale
Chevron vows to use 'lessons learned' after Angola LNG missteps
Who Are the Syrian Rebels the US Wants to Arm and Train?
Kurdish Tribe Fights IS Alone in Disputed Area
Pressure builds to allow US exports of crude
Bakken Shale Boosts Williston Oil Rigs to 2-Year High
ISIS's Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia's Oil Wells
Exxon Halts Oil Drilling in Waters of Russia
Eagle Ford water recycling thrives following change in Texas Railroad Commission rules
Marathon tests water conservation, downspacing in Bakken
Climate Science Is Not Settled
France says it launches first air strike against a logistics depot in Iraq
IS Girding for Anticipated US-Kurdish Assault on Mosul
Chinese Consul Arrives in Erbil as Oil Talks Reported
ISIS fighter urges jihad in Saudi Arabia
OPEC Supply Risks Mount as Biggest Libyan Field Is Halted
Scholars back plan to crush IS
Australia Raids Foil Alleged Beheading Plot in Support of ISIS
Oil prices dip on US crude data
House Passes Bill to Train and Equip Syrian Rebels
With ISIS in US Cross Hairs, Syria Pounces on Other Foes
Natural Gas Boom Boosts Companies From Coast to Coast
Eni Finds 300M Barrels Offshore Angola
Algeria will not join international coalition against Islamic State
Algeria offers to host talks between rival Libyan parties
Beyond Venezuela's Default Debate
WTI Trades Near 2-Week High Amid Speculation OPEC May Cut Target
Oil prices mixed on weak US, China data
Texas drinking water tainted by natural gas operations, scientists find
Kerry Enlists Saudi King in War of Ideas Against ISIS

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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