Oil tops $105 per barrel
Tuesday, March 22, 2011; 3:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Oil prices pushed as high as $105.18 per barrel Tuesday, as traders focused on a series of international crises that could tighten global supplies at a time when consumption is expected to increase.
Here's a breakdown of how energy contracts traded Tuesday.
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
Crude: climbed $1.88 to settle at $104.97 per barrel;
Heating Oil: added 2.37 cents to settle at $3.0762 per gallon;
Gasoline: gained almost a penny to settle at $3.0045 per gallon;
Natural Gas: picked up 9.3 cents to settle at $4.254 per 1,000 cubic feet.
On the ICE futures exchange:
Brent Crude: rose 73 cents to settle at $115.64 per barrel.