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Crude oil closes at $86.28 per barrel

Oct. 26, 2012 at 4:06 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices picked up 23 cents Friday, settling at $86.28 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Gasoline closed up 2 cents at $2.70 a gallon.

Home heating oil picked up 3.6 cents and finished the session at $3.10 a gallon.

Natural gas lost 3 cents to settle at $3.40 per million British thermal units.

At the pump, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $3.575, down from Thursday's $3.599, AAA reported.

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