NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- The price of crude oil rose 42 cents in Friday trading to close at $93.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Natural gas picked up 6 cents to close at $3.872 per million British thermal units.
Gasoline gained 2 cents to rise to $3.16 a gallon.
Home heating oil added 1 cent to settle at $2.94 a gallon.
At the pump, a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $3.69 Friday, down from $3.70 Thursday, AAA Fuel Gauge Report said.
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