Oil settles at $84.10 a barrel

June 8, 2012 at 4:33 PM

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices closed lower Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange, shedding 72 cents and settling at $84.10 a barrel.

Natural gas added 2.5 cents and closed at $2.30 per million British thermal units.

Home heating oil rose 0.05 cents to $2.67 per gallon.

Gasoline finished the session unchanged at $2.685 a gallon.

At the pump, the national average price of unleaded gasoline dropped a half-cent for the third consecutive day, falling to $3.555 per gallon from Thursday's $3.56, AAA said.

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