In other energy futures trading on the Nymex:

â¿¿ Heating oil lost 1.46 cent to $2.949 a gallon.

â¿¿ Natural gas rose 0.7 cent to $3.954 per 1,000 cubic feet.

â¿¿ Gasoline was practically unchanged at $2.8995 a gallon.

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Pamela Sampson in Bangkok contributed to this report.

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