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NYMEX Thursday Wrap: Crude ends year with slight increases
HOUSTON, December 31, 2015 (PCW) -- February NYMEX crude futures settled up $0.44/bbl to $37.04/bbl. February Brent at the close of the NYMEX increased $0.89 to $37.36/bbl.
The February Brent/WTI spread widened to $0.32/bbl favoring Brent. Prompt natural gas futures were up 12.3 cents at $2.337/mmBtu. January NYMEX RBOB futures closed at $1.2671/gal, up 3.71 cpg.
US Gulf cash gasoline differentials increased versus Wednesday’s levels.
A4 CBOB 87 regular was higher at 9.75 cpg under the screen.
CBOB 87 was stronger at 9.75 cpg under the screen.
D4 CBOB 93 premium rose to 12.75 cpg over the screen.
CBOB 93 increased to 12.75 cpg over the screen.
RBOB was up at 6.50 cpg under the screen.
The 3-2-1 crack in the Gulf Coast was $11.89/bbl, $2.66/bbl under the screen. – John Troland
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