Crude oil inches higher

Dec. 24, 2013 at 3:09 PM   |   0 comments

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NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices edged higher on the New York Mercantile Exchange Tuesday.

West Texas Intermediate crude oil added 26 cents to $99.17 per barrel.

Reformulated gasoline blendstock for January gained 3.84 cents to $2.8187 a gallon.

January heating oil added 2.59 cents to reach $3.086 a gallon while natural gas dropped 4 cents to $4.42 per million British thermal units.

The national average price of unleaded regular gasoline rose at the pump, climbing to $3.258 a gallon from Tuesday's $3.25, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said.

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