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NYMEX Prices for September 2, 2015

NYMEX Light Sweet Crude +0.84
ICE Brent +0.94
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor +0.0296
Heating Oil NY Harbor +0.0313
NYMEX Natural Gas -0.054
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
OPEC Output Rises as Iran Pumps at Fastest Rate in 3 Years
OPEC oil output in August falls from record on Iraq disruption
Venezuelan Signs $5 Billion China Loan for Lifting Oil Output
Libya's Tripoli authorities to join Geneva peace talks
Saudi Arabia, U.S. near deal for two Lockheed warships
Ramp up delayed for Exxon Mobil’s Torrance refinery
Oil extends losses Wednesday on weak economic outlook
Americas Will Take Brunt of Any Oil Output Cuts When Iran Returns
Iran puts figure on 2016 oil production goals
Libya's official government bans Yemenis, Iranians, Pakistanis from entry
‘Complicated’ security and political situation in Algeria
Oil tumbles 7 percent as weak China data revives growth fears
Oil's Strongest Rally in 25 Years Stalls as OPEC Action Doubted
Why Saudi Arabia won't cut oil production
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. -8, Canada -9
Texas oil production increased in June
Oil jumps 10 percent for biggest one-day gain since 2009
Oil Industry Needs to Find Half a Trillion Dollars to Survive
Bringing Venezuela's Economic Crisis Into Focus
Retail gas prices are set to drop below $2 for first time since 2009
No more Bakken crude: Canada’s largest refinery heads overseas for supply
Oil prices' relentless drop deepens political turmoil in Venezuela, stirs social unrest
OPEC: Still No Production Cuts Despite Growing Concerns Amongst Gulf Members
Oil market loses faith in Saudi oil strategy
BP Restarts Part of Indiana Oil Refinery After Repairs
Oil price plummets over 5 percent to six-year low
New oil price lows wallop share prices, deepen gloom in Calgary oilpatch
Brent, US oil mark fresh 6-1/2-year lows on China and oversupply
Iran Plans 'Any Cost' Oil Output Rise to Defend Market Share
Iran says an OPEC emergency meeting may stop oil price slide
China woes push oil lower; WTI dips below US$40
Oil suffers longest weekly losing streak since 1986
IS 'Water War' Dries Marshes In Southern Iraq
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to $80 Oil
Crude Tumbles to Six-Year Low After Unexpected U.S. Supply Gain

Graphs Oil and Natural Gas Prices
Futures Prices Spot Prices
NYMEX Crude Oil WTI Cushing, Oklahoma
Brent Crude Oil Brent Spot
RBOB Gasoline Gasoline - New York Harbor
Heating Oil Heating Oil - New York Harbor
NYMEX Natural Gas Natural Gas Henry Hub Louisiana
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