Crude oil slips, but holds above $102

Feb. 21, 2014 at 4:20 PM
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NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices moved lower Friday, but prices held on to make gains for a sixth consecutive week as winter demand held dominance on market sentiment.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude oil, which started the week just above $100 per barrel, shed 76 cents to $102.16.

Natural gas added 13 cents to $6.14 per million British thermal units.

Reformulated blendstock gasoline prices shed 1.43 cents to $2.829 per gallon.

Heating oil prices lost 8.09 cents to $3.097 per gallon.

At the pump, the national average price for a gallon of unleaded rose from Wednesday's $3.383 per gallon to $3.389, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said.

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