Oil prices settled lower on the New York Mercantile
Exchange Friday, closing out the week at $86.20 per barrel of benchmark grade,
down 16 cents.
Natural gas showed no movement for today, ending at
$3.868 per million British thermal units, the same as it was at the market's
opening, UPI reports.
Home heating oil fell 0.0084 cents to $2.7240 per gallon,
while gasoline finished the trading session up 0.0306 cents, or $2.5583 per
Based on a survey of national data, the average price of
unleaded gasoline at the pump edged up to $3.156 per gallon from $3.145
Thursday, AAA said.