Oil ends higher, above $99 a barrel

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Posted: Dec 09, 2011 5:04 PM
Oil ends higher, above $99 a barrel

Oil prices rose for the first time in three days on Friday, as the European Union moved closer to a plan to fix the eurozone debt crisis. Here's how energy contracts traded.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange:

Crude rose $1.07 to finish at $99.41 per barrel.

Gasoline rose 2.95 cents to end at $2.5961 a gallon.

Heating oil fell 1.73 cents to finish at $2.9125 a gallon.

Natural gas fell 14 cents to end at $3.3170 per 1,000 cubic feet.

On the ICE Futures exchange in London:

Brent crude rose 53 cents to finish the day at $108.47 per barrel.