Crude oil gains

Nov. 23, 2012 at 3:13 PM
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NEW YORK, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices topped $88 a barrel Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Light crude oil added 88 cents to close at $88.26 a barrel as a tense peace prevailed in Gaza.

Home heating oil was up 0.81 cents to $3.0803 a gallon while reformulated blendstock gasoline gave up 0.56 cents to close at $2.7439 a gallon. Henry Hub natural gas was off 0.08 cents to $3.895 per million British thermal units.

At the pump, AAA reported regular unleaded gasoline selling for $3.431 per gallon, down from Thursday's $3.432.

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