Light, sweet crude oil futures prices plunged lower to settle below $50/bbl on the New York market on July 22.
The natural gas contract for August was up 15¢ to a rounded $2.90/MMbtu. The Henry Hub, La., gas price was up 1¢ to $2.89/MMbtu.
Heating oil for August delivery was down less than a penny to reach a rounded $1.67/gal. The price for reformulated gasoline stock for oxygenates blending for August fell by more than 5¢ to reach a rounded $1.87/gal.
The September ICE contract for Brent crude decreased 91¢ to $56.13/bbl on July 22. The October contract was down 96¢ to $56.49/bbl. The ICE gas oil contract for August was up $3.25 to $514.50/tonne.
The average price for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ basket of 12 benchmark crudes for July 22 was $53.45/bbl, down 12¢.