In other energy futures trading on Nymex:

-- Wholesale gasoline lost 1.07 cents to $2.8174 a gallon.

-- Heating oil fell 0.02 cent to $2.8542 a gallon.

-- Natural gas added 0.6 cents to $4.29 per 1,000 cubic feet.


Pamela Sampson in Bangkok contributed to this report.
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