Oil prices ended slightly higher Wednesday following government reports that U.S. supplies didn't grow as much as expected last week. Here's how energy contracts traded:
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
Benchmark crude rose 30 cents to finish at $98.71 per barrel.
Gasoline rose by 4.77 cents to end at $2.9752 per gallon.
Heating oil fell by 0.14 cent to finish at $3.1895 per gallon.
Natural gas fell 2.4 cents to end at $2.4480 per 1,000 cubic feet.
On the ICE Futures exchange in London:
Brent crude rose 97 cents to finish at $117.20 per barrel.