Oil ends lower, near $95 a barrel

AP News
Posted: Sep 04, 2012 6:21 PM
Oil ends lower, near $95 a barrel

The price of oil slipped Tuesday after a weak report on U.S. manufacturing suggested demand for oil would fall.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange:

Benchmark crude fell $1.17 to finish at $95.30 per barrel.

Gasoline fell 2.06 cents to end at $2.9522 a gallon.

Heating oil fell 3.34 cents to finish at $3.1468 a gallon.

Natural gas rose 5.5 cents to end at $2.8540 per 1,000 cubic feet.

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On the ICE Futures exchange in London:

Brent crude fell $1.60 to finish the day at $114.18 per barrel.