After climbing 20 percent this year, oil is starting to remind energy experts of 2008, when crude soared to record highs. Here is where oil currently trades and how market conditions in April compare to the same period in 2008.
_Benchmark crude (average so far in April): $108.89 per barrel
_US supply: 358 million barrels
_US demand (four-week average): 9 million barrels per day
_Benchmark crude (April average): $112.46 per barrel
_US supply: 320 million barrels
_US demand (four-week average): 9.29 million barrels per day
Source: Energy Information Administration