Brent crude, a benchmark for many international oil varieties, was down 8 cents to $102.56 a barrel on Nymex.
In other energy futures trading on Nymex:
â¿¿ Wholesale gasoline lost 0.003 cents to $2.8256 a gallon.
â¿¿ Heating oil rose 0.01 cent to $2.8642 per gallon.â¿¿ Natural gas added 5 cents to $4.336 per 1,000 cubic feet. ___ Pamela Sampson in Bangkok contributed to this report.