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NYMEX Tuesday Wrap: Crude sees slight losses; nat gas crumbles
HOUSTON, August 9, 2016 (PCW) — September NYMEX crude futures settled down $0.25/bbl to $42.77/bbl. October Brent at the close of the NYMEX decreased $0.42/bbl to $44.98/bbl.
The September Brent/WTI spread narrowed to $1.48/bbl favoring Brent. Prompt natural gas futures were down 13.3 cents at $2.615/mmBtu. September NYMEX RBOB futures closed at $1.3462/gal, down 1.58 cpg.
US Gulf cash gasoline differentials were mixed versus Monday’s levels.
A2 CBOB 87 regular was weaker at 2.00 cpg under the screen.
CBOB 87 was down at 1.75 cpg over the screen.
D2 CBOB 93 premium was stronger at 8.00 cpg over the screen.
CBOB 93 was softer at 13.50 cpg over the screen.
RBOB was higher at 3.75 cpg over the screen.
The 3-2-1 crack in the Gulf Coast was $10.96/bbl, $2.59/bbl under the screen. – John Troland
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