Crude oil rock steady at $93

Jan. 8, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The price of crude oil held rock steady Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange with prices resting near $93 per barrel.

West Texas Intermediate crude oil has been locked in close to $93 since last Wednesday. On Tuesday morning, it added 7 cents to $93.16 per barrel.

Gasoline shed 1.44 cents in late trading to reach $2.78 a gallon.

Home heating oil lost 0.35 cents to $3.055 a gallon.

The price of natural gas gained 0.1 cents to $3.228 per million British thermal units.

At the pump, AAA reported the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline rose to $3.30 per gallon from Monday's $3.297.

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