The front-month crude oil contract ended the week higher Mar. 21 while natural gas futures prices edged slightly lower.
The April natural gas contract was down 5.6¢ to a rounded $4.31/MMbtu. On the US spot market, the gas price at Henry Hub was not available.
Heating oil for April delivery was virtually unchanged at a rounded $2.92/gal. Reformulated gasoline stock for oxygenate blending for April delivery edged up 1.24¢ to a rounded $2.91/gal.
In London, the May ICE contract for Brent crude delivery rose 47¢, closing at $106.92/bbl. The June contract gained 42¢ to $106.66/bbl. The ICE gas oil contract for April jumped $11.75 to $900.50/tonne.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries reported its basket of 12 benchmark crudes was $103.30/bbl on Mar. 21, tallying 93¢.