Oil settles near $114 a barrel

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Posted: Apr 29, 2011 3:12 PM
Oil settles near $114 a barrel

Oil got a boost from the weaker dollar on Friday. The dollar hit a three-year low against six major currencies. Here's how energy contracts traded.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange:

Crude rose $1.07 to settle at $114.93 per barrel.

Gasoline gained 2.88 cents to settle at $3.3984 a gallon.

Heating oil picked up 2.99 cents to settle at $3.2758 a gallon.

Natural gas added 12.8 cents to settle at $4.761 per 1,000 cubic feet.

On the ICE Futures exchange:

Brent crude rose 87 cents to settle at $125.89 per barrel.