Contact Us

Oil Price Falls To $99 Per Barrel

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices fell Thursday after the government reported that the nation’s crude supplies grew unexpectedly last week.

Benchmark U.S. crude fell by 36 cents to $99 per barrel in New York. Brent crude, which is used to price foreign oil varieties that are imported by U.S. refineries, fell by 31 cents to $107.25 per barrel in London.

The Energy Information Administration said U.S. oil supplies rose by 3.9 million barrels last week. Analysts expected supplies to shrink. The rise in oil supplies underscores a declining demand for gasoline and other petroleum products in the U.S. Oil demand in the U.S. has dropped by 7.8 percent from the same time last year, and gasoline demand has declined by 5.6 percent, EIA said.

At the pump, retail gasoline prices rose by about a penny to a national average of $3.254 per gallon, according to AAA, Wright Express and Oil Price Information Service. A gallon of regular is about 4 cents cheaper than a month ago, but it’s still more than 19 cents higher than the same time last year.

In other energy trading, heating oil rose 1.33 cents to $2.9145 per gallon, and gasoline futures were flat at $2.6535 per gallon. Natural gas futures fell by 9.8 cents to $3.023 per 1,000 cubic feet.

More News from K2 Radio

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k2radio.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!