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Crude oil prices drop under $95 Wednesday

Feb. 20, 2013 at 6:49 PM

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The price of a barrel of crude oil dropped $1.92 Wednesday to reach $94.74 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Crude oil dropped as the dollar index rose 0.63 percent on the International Exchange.

Natural gas gave up 0.2 cents to $3.268 per million British thermal units.

Gasoline added 3.71 cents to $3.0571 a gallon.

Home heating oil dropped 3.09 cents to $3.1491 a gallon.

At the pump, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline added 1.8 cents to reach $3.766 Wednesday, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said.

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