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Crude oil tops $96

March 26, 2013 at 6:59 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- The price of crude oil jumped above $96 a barrel Tuesday in New York as equities rose with support from positive economic data.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate crude oil for May delivery added $1.55 cents to $96.15 per barrel. Gasoline prices added 4.69 cents to $3.0995 per gallon. Home heating oil gained 1.91 cents to $2.9944 a gallon.

Natural gas gained 3.3 cents to reach $3.988 per million British thermal units.

At the pump, a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $3.658 Tuesday, down from Monday's $3.667, the AAA Fuel Gauge Report said.

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