Benchmark oil tops $92 a barrel

May 21, 2012 

NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices rose Monday as encouraging signs about the economy in the United States and China tempered concerns about Greece's debt crisis. Here's how energy contracts traded.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange:

Benchmark crude rose $1.09 to finish at $92.57 per barrel.

Gasoline rose 5.06 cents to end at $2.9401 per gallon.

Heating oil rose 3.03 cents to finish at $2.8603 a gallon.

Natural gas fell 13.3 cents to end at $2.609 per 1,000 cubic feet.

On the ICE Futures exchange in London:

Brent crude rose $1.67 to finish the day at $108.81 per barrel.

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