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Oil falls below $97 per barrel as ample supplies weigh on US crude prices

Associated Press -- The price of oil slipped back below $97 a barrel Tuesday after a sharp rise the day before as supply remains ample and demand tepid.

Benchmark oil for March delivery was down 13 cents to $96.90 at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract on Monday gained $1.31 to finish at $97.03 a barrel on the Nymex as the euro strengthened against the dollar.

A strong euro tends to result in higher oil prices by making crude priced in dollars cheaper for traders using currencies other than the greenback.


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Submitted Feb 12, 2013 By: RENEGADEGAS
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2013 5:43:11 AM

lots of BS to put sand into the eyes of the consumer.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 3:42:59 AM

definitely NO supply & demand at work here.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 3:42:31 AM

medic: nothing wrong from Pig Oil's point of view lol
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Medic55
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 9:57:20 PM

And yet gas prices continue to rise. What's wrong with this picture?
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 3:57:11 AM

and pump prices climb like crazy. Diesel jumped from 3.94 to 4.19 in 3 days.
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virostek
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 5:26:48 AM

OK.
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SkooterG
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 12:08:14 AM

So why are prices skyrocketing at the pumps?
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TIGERPAW46
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 11:01:01 PM

It never should have gone that high to begin with. We all know why they keep getting away with robbing we the people.
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mrreferee
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 11:00:45 PM

but does not show at pump...kinda weird....
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SLU2
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:47:34 PM

It only takes a week to go up over 10 cents but takes over a month to drop 10 cents....
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bridgerunner
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:46:13 PM

Our prices are going up.
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Doomsday64
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:43:39 PM

Gas prices need to drop now.
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Pigboat
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:43:04 PM

Get speculators OUT of the oil market and it wouldn't be so volatile.
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CDMAuto
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:42:08 PM

It will be better when it falls under $50
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Rooster922
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:40:47 PM

Oh! really
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mdskier
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:38:50 PM

Greed continues, glut of oil AND high prices.
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unicornpmb
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:38:38 PM

The signal to keep gas prices going up.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:37:52 PM

knox: they tell me hemi, EW, PM, and correcting quit GB today-heard anything else ??..
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defiancegasman
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:36:25 PM

As GAS RISES ABOVE $3.75 a gallon on a GLUT OF OIL!!!
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10k
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:36:04 PM

meanwhile, regular jumped 5¢ and diesel jumped 20¢ at one of my reporting stations..
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jjfisher
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:32:59 PM

They get the quick profits whenever they want it and then it takes weeks before the price returns and we suffer the whole time.
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yyc2yow
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:29:56 PM

its going up anyway
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Focus2
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:28:19 PM

Looks like some speculators ran it up and cashed in!
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BobD2009
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:26:24 PM

Prices are up at the pump.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:26:22 PM

Prices hit $3.81 plus in Battle Creek today.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:24:49 PM

Not weighing in the right direction.
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KnoxGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:24:37 PM

HELP....
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crreed1
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:24:13 PM

as high as 3.81 here
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sehonda
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:22:04 PM

anything to keep prices high
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BigLM
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:22:00 PM

Another day, another story. If gasoline jumped when crude shot up recently why is gas still going up when crude prices dropped??? Just asking...
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pa79th
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:21:20 PM

Another reason to raise the price at the pump.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:21:09 PM

Keep conserving and drive it down even further.
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granitestater
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:20:43 PM

Run that currency exchange by me again?
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yakstar
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:20:38 PM

...with no end in sight!
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tedjm1
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:18:35 PM

Will not cause much price reduction. GREED.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:18:32 PM

Speculators feeding at the little guys tits again. Hope they starve themselves.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:16:53 PM

Gas may drop a penney each month at that rate!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:14:58 PM

over the years I read articles about why the market MOVED any direction that day. The reasons are usually chosen from a small handful of choices. When will a journalist write before the trading day underway what they think the market will do in the coming trading session?
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Rageagainsttm
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:14:39 PM

Gas prices need to drop now.
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gocatgo
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:14:30 PM

Now we will wait for gas prices to s l o w l y drop.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:13:51 PM

Cost too much.
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UpSol7
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:13:14 PM

Prices fluctuate.
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craigsf38
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:09:54 PM

Old news
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:09:52 PM

crooks
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jetskijerry
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:09:28 PM

artificial pricing
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danreino
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:09:22 PM

GAS PRICES ARE UP HERE 80 (EIGHTY) CENTS A GALLON IN THE LAST MONTH !!!!!!!
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sjhman
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:09:16 PM

Okay, is this gonna come down to the consumer too?
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melvindale
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:08:29 PM

Hoopty-doo - we are still seeing record high prices for this time of the year.
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mfeldstein
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:08:21 PM

Way, way too close to $100.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:08:19 PM

We should get a little price cut on gas, with the oil price being down, but don't hold your breath.
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