The June natural gas contract was down 5.6¢ to a rounded $4.41/MMbtu. The July contract lost 5.7¢ to a rounded $4.42/MMbtu.
Heating oil for June delivery was virtually unchanged at a rounded $2.95/gal. Reformulated gasoline stock for oxygenate blending for June delivery gained about a cent to a rounded $2.97/gal.
In London, the July ICE contract for Brent crude delivery jumped 66¢, closing at $109.75/bbl. The ICE gas oil contract for June rose $2.25 to $916.25/tonne.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ basket of 12 benchmark crudes on May 16 was $105.95/bbl, a 29¢ gain.