In other energy trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange:

â¿¿ Heating oil fell 1.68 cents to $3.2403 per gallon.

â¿¿ Wholesale gasoline retreated 5.72 cents to $2.8984 per gallon.

â¿¿ Natural gas was down 0.5 cents to $3.599 per 1,000 cubic feet.


Pamela Sampson in Bangkok contributed to this report.

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