Oil prices hit a 29-month high Friday as fighting in Libya continued around oil ports, and the Labor Dept. said the nation's unemployment rate fell to 8.9 percent in February. Here's a breakdown of how energy contracts traded Friday:
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
Crude: gained $2.51 to settle at $104.42 per barrel;
Gasoline: increased 2.02 cents to settle at $3.0464 per gallon;
Heating oil: added 4 cents to settle at $3.0893 per gallon;
Natural gas: climbed 3.1 cents to settle at $3.809 per 1,000 cubic feet.
On the ICE futures exchange:
Brent crude: rose $1.18 to settle at $115.97 per barrel.
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