Crude oil holds above $95

Feb. 18, 2013 at 6:05 PM

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices held above $95 per barrel in electronic trading Monday.

With markets closed for President's Day and only electronic trading available, West Texas Intermediate crude oil for March delivery gave up 44 cents to $95.53 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Reformulated blendstock gasoline for April delivery was priced at 3.322 per gallon, off 0.06 cents on the day. March contracts for heating oil were down 0.39 cents to $3.2061 per gallon.

Natural gas was steady up 1.3 cents to $3.173 per million British thermal units.

At the pump, the national average price of unleaded gasoline rose to $3.73 per gallon from Sunday's $3.714 per gallon, AAA said.

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