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NYMEX Prices for March 3, 2015 

NYMEX Light Sweet Crude +0.93
ICE Brent +1.48
RBOB Gasoline NY Harbor +0.0526
Heating Oil NY Harbor +0.0522
NYMEX Natural Gas +0.014
Graphs: Oil & Gas Spot and Futures prices
Oil, Gas, Energy Prices, News & Issues:
Netanyahu Speech Raises Burden for Obama on Iran Nuclear Talks
Benjamin Netanyahu Speech to Congress 2015 Video
Iraq Starts Attack on Tikrit With Help of Iran Commander
A big rethink: Security in the GCC
Italy to begin naval exercises off Libya
UN: Libya's flow of weapons needs tighter controls
Kerry Is Pushing for Agreement in Iran Nuclear Talks
Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploration - Rotary Rig Count: U.S. -43, Canada -30
Saudis’ Oil Price War Is Paying Off
Natural Gas Price Drops 4% on Low Storage Withdrawal
Venezuela clamps down further on dissent amid deepening economic woes
Islamic State 'destroys ancient Iraq statues in Mosul'
How ISIS Sprung Up in Libya
The fatal flaw in the Iran deal
Brent crude up 5 pct as Saudi sees improved demand for oil
Brent Premium to WTI Widens as U.S. Supplies Gain Again
Strongman Haftar expands power amid Libya chaos
Shale Gas Project Encounters Determined Foes Deep in Algerian Sahara
Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline, leaving it in limbo
Even Pickaxes Couldn't Stop The Nation's First Oil Pipeline
Oil slips as traders expect new rise in US inventories
Algeria rejects proposal for Arab force for Libya
Exile group accuses Iran of secret nuclear weapons research
France and Italy call for accord among Libyan factions
U.S. refinery strike spreads to one-fifth of national capacity
Venezuelan 14 Year-Old Killed During Anti-Government Protest
Nigeria will call emergency OPEC meeting if oil rout continues
How Iran's military chiefs operate in Iraq
Libya's Zueitina port resumes oil exports, Sarir field pipe tested
Obama says Libya situation continues to pose threat to United States
Islamic State abducted scores of Christians in Syrian raids, monitor says
Oil Drillers Idle Fewest Rigs in 7 Weeks as Retreat Slows
Oil prices set for another dive, former White House adviser says
Venezuelans on edge after Caracas mayor arrested on ‘endless coup’ claim
Is Ex-Military Dictator Muhammadu Buhari the Answer to Nigeria's Boko Haram?
Nigerian troops retake major border town as Boko Haram attacks villages, kills scores
Saudi Arabia's oil output rising, at about 10 million bpd: PIRA
The spread of Islamic State
Riyadh talks seek stronger Iraqi army: western
Iran Wields Power From Syria to Gulf as Rise Alarms Sunni Rivals
Venezuela agents arrest Caracas mayor
Oil falls sharply after U.S. crude inventories rise
How Bad Is Venezuela's Economic Chaos?
Saudi crude oil exports drop to 6.934 mln bpd in December
Anti-ISIS coalition top brass begin talks in Saudi Arabia
Qatar recalls ambassador from Egypt in dispute over Libya strikes
Explosion at Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, California, injures four
Algeria's protracted end of an era
Iran's ayatollah threatens to withhold gas unless sanctions lifted
Rise in US shale production prompts fall in oil markets

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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