The U.S. Labor Department reported 80,000 jobs were created in June. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 8.2 percent.
Natural gas settled down 17 cents to $2.78 per million British thermal units.
Gasoline dropped 5 cents to end the session at $2.72 a gallon.
Home heating oil shed 6 cents to settle at $2.71 a gallon, its largest one-day percentage decline since June 21. The product was unchanged on the week, however.
At the pump, the national average price of unleaded gasoline gained 2 cents, reaching $3.358 per gallon from Thursday's $3.338, AAA said.
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