Oil prices slipped below $105 per barrel Monday after Libyan rebels recaptured some key oil ports and promised to resume exports. Prices are still 22 percent above what they were in mid-February, when fighting in Libya squeezed off shipments that had supplied nearly 2 percent of the world's oil.
Here is how energy commodities traded Monday:
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
_Benchmark crude: lost $1.42 to settle at $103.98 per barrel;
_Heating oil: fell 3.03 cents to settle at $3.0412 per gallon;
_Gasoline: dropped 2.19 cents to settle at $3.0276 per gallon;
_Natural gas: fell 2.9 cents to settle at $4.374 per 1,000 cubic feet;
On the ICE Futures exchange:
_Brent crude: dropped 84 cents to settle at $114.58 per barrel.