DAILY PETROLEUM PRICES

DAILY PETROLEUM PRICES

Wednesday April 22, 1998

Prevailing sellers' posted prices at the close of business, representing the lowest and highest prices quoted except for individual distress sales. Unless indicated otherwise, prices are for tank car, f.o.b. refiners and tanker terminals, ex taxes. Kerosene No. 2 fuel oil and diesel prices are given in cents per gallon; prices for Nos. 4 and 6 Fuel oil given in dollars per barrel. Ship bunkers given in dollars per metric ton.

FUEL OIL_EAST

High Sulfur Low Sulfur

Kerosene No. 2 Oil Die sel Die sel

N.Y. barge resel __ - __ 50.85- 52.50 __ - __ 52.35- 53.80

N.Y. barge con. __ - __ 51.35- 53.10 __ - __ 52.85- __

N.Y. tank car resel 57.25- 58.00 47.80- 53.75 50.35- __ 47.70- 55.55

N.Y. tank car con. t52.90- 65.25 47.30- 60.25 __ - __ 49.40- 61.25

No. 4 Oil No. 4 Oil No. 6 Oil No. 6 Oil

0 .3% 1 % 0. 3% 1 %

N.Y. barge resel 19.37- 22.35 25.31- __ 18.53- 21.00 18.60- 21.79

N.Y. barge con. 21.05- 22.45 __ - __ 19.82- 21.05 18.65- __

N.Y. tank car resel 19.50- 22.50 __ - __ 18.66- 21.10 t16.90- __

N.Y. tank car con. 19.75- 22.60 __ - __ 18.91- 21.15 t17.00- 19.20

Other Terminal Points

Reseller Tank Car Prices Unless Otherwise Noted

High Sulfur

Kero sene No. 2 Oil Die sel

Albany 50.25- 53.71 46.00- 48.75 t46.50- 47.75

Baltimore 50.75- 51.45 45.15- 47.25 45.15- 45.70

Boston 59.00- __ 46.10- 56.00 46.10- 52.35

Bridgeport 69.00- __ 59.00- __ __ - __

Buffalo t52.85- 60.00 49.00- 49.00 49.00- 49.00

Charleston,SC 50.95- 53.00t 50.85- __ __ - __

New Haven t52.95- 69.00 45.60- 59.00 t46.80- __

Newark 47.85- 48.35 45.20- 45.80 45.20- __

Norfolk t55.40- __ 45.25- 47.75 45.45- __

Philadelphia 48.60- 53.55t 44.90- 53.95 t45.45- 55.95

Portland 50.50- 73.00 47.00- 56.00 t46.60- __

Providence 73.00- __ 46.45- 56.00 t46.60- __

Scranton __ - __ 46.94- __ __ - __

Springfield __ - __ 49.00- __ __ - __

Syracuse 53.20- 55.86 48.97- 49.28 49.28- __

Utica 55.60- __ 48.40- 48.73 48.40- __

Wilmington,NC __ - __ 50.10- __ __ - __

Wilmington,De __ - __ 45.45- __ __ - __

Low Sulfur Addit ive No. 4

Die sel Prem. Diesel 1 %

Albany 47.80- 49.70 49.90- __ __ - __

Baltimore 47.40- 48.70 49.65- __ tc19.35- 21.00cr

Boston 47.60- 54.05t 49.85- 61.00 c26.00- 28.25c

Bridgeport 61.00- __ 62.00- __ c25.00- __

Buffalo 49.40- 50.95 __ - __ c21.21- __

Charleston,SC 48.95- 53.30 51.15- __ tc18.70- __

New Haven 47.35- 61.00 48.75- 62.00 tc19.95- 30.00c

Newark 47.35- 47.90 47.10- __ __ - __

Norfolk 47.20- 47.35 49.85- __ c18.75- __

Philadelphia 47.10- 56.95 49.60- 51.25 c18.50- 20.50c

Portland __ - __ 61.00- __ __ - __

Providence 48.55- 49.70 t54.20- 61.00 c26.00- 28.25c

Scranton 48.81- 49.70 __ - __ __ - __

Springfield __ - __ 51.45- __ __ - __

Syracuse 49.30- 50.86 __ - __ __ - __

Utica 50.60- 51.40 __ - __ __ - __

Wilmington,NC 48.75- __ 50.35- __ tc18.70- 18.75c

Wilmington,De 47.45- __ __ - __ __ - __

No. 4 Oil No. 4 Oil No. 4 Oil

1.5 % 0. 3% 0.5 %

Albany resel t19.65 - 20.70 __ - __ __ - __

Albany con tc19.75 - 20.85c __ - __ __ - __

Boston __ - __ __ - __ c27.00- 30.00c

Bridgeport __ - __ __ - __ c27.00- __

New Haven __ - __ __ - __ c27.00- __

Newark __ - __ c19.75- __ __ - __

Philadelphia __ - __ c18.70- 22.00c c18.60- 21.00c

Portland __ - __ kc25.00- __ __ - __

No. 6 Oil No. 6 Oil No. 6 Oil

1.5 % 2.0 % 2.2 %

Albany resel 17.50 - 20.20 16.40 - 18.85 16.25- 18.70

Albany con c17.60 - 20.35c c16.50 - 19.00c c16.35- 18.85c

Baltimore __ - __ tc16.40 - 17.75cr __ - __

Boston c22.50 - 24.00c c21.00 - 23.25c c20.75- 22.75c

Philadelphia __ - __ c15.50 - 16.40ct cg17.00- __

Portland __ - __ c22.00 - __ __ - __

Portsmouth, NH c24.00 - __ __ - __ __ - __

No. 6 Oil No. 6 Oil No. 6 Oil

1 % 0.5 % Reg ular

Baltimore tc17.05- 18.50cr __ - __ __ - __

Boston c23.50- 25.25c c24.50- 26.00c __ - __

Bridgeport c24.90- __ c27.00- __ - __ - __

Buffalo bc23.52- __ __ - __ ec23.10- __

Charleston, SC __ - __ tch16.05- __ __ - __

Jacksonville __ - __ __ - __ __ - __

New Haven c24.90- 26.80c c27.00- __ __ - __

Newark __ - __ __ - __ cg19.65- __

Norfolk __ - __ tch17.00- 17.45cht cf16.50- __

Philadelphia c14.50- 18.25c c15.95- 20.00c c13.50- 16.50c

Providence c23.50- 25.25c __ - __ __ - __

Wilmington NC __ - __ tch16.00- 18.00chr __ - __

Diesel fuel prices are for Grade No. 2 diesel fuel with storage delivery and pricing schedule separate from No. 2 heating oil.

) Note: State Gross Receipt tax not included in New Jersey or Connecticut.

t) Eff. Apr. 18. r) Eff. Apr. 20.

KEY: c) Consumer price. h) 2.1% sulfur max. k) 2.0% sulfur max. y) 1.7% sulfur max. e) 1.5% sulfur max. b) 1.1% sulfur max. g) 0.3% sulfur max. f) 2.4% sulfur max.

BUNKER ''C'' SHIPS FUEL is 73.00 at New York.

PROPANE - Selkirk, New York - .3884 eff. Apr. 9.

FUEL OIL_MIDWEST

Prevailing sellers' posted prices at the close of business, representing the lowest and highest prices quoted except for individual distress sales. Unless indicated otherwise prices are quoted reseller basis at the rack f.o.b. refiners and tanker terminals, ex taxes. Consumer prices are for truck transport quantities. All prices are given in cents per gallon.

Reseller Rack Prices Unless Otherwise Noted

High-Sul. Low-Sul.

Kerosene No. 2 Oil Diesel Diesel

Chicago 53.10- __ 47.20- 47.65 47.20- 47.65 48.10- 48.50

Cleveland 54.90- __ __ - __ __ - __ 50.30- __

Detroit 51.25- 51.90 49.00- 49.30 49.00- 49.30 49.30- 49.70

Indianapolis __ - __ 47.10- __ 47.10- __ 47.65- __

Milwaukee __ - __ 47.60- 48.50 47.60- 48.50 48.70- 49.15

St. Louis __ - __ __ - __ __ - __ 48.60- __

No. 4 Oil No. 5 Oil No. 6 Oil

1 % 1 % 1 %

Chicago c55.00- __ c55.00- __ c44.00- __

St. Louis c55.00- __ c50.00- __ c42.00- __

Key: c) Consumer price.

POSTED TANK WAGON DELIVERY_FUEL OIL

Cents Per Gallon

N.Y. City Westc hester New ark (a) Philad elphia

No. 6 (0.3% s) 62.90- 64.20 62.90- __ __ - __ __ - __

No. 4 (0.3% s.) 71.45- 76.90 76.90- __ __ - __ 69.30- __

No. 2 104.90- 125.90 104.90- 115.90 94.90- 109.90 75.00- 99.90

Diesel-High Sul __ __ __ __ __ - __ 89.00- 124.90

Diesel-Low Sul __ __ __ __ 124.90- __ 96.00- 125.90

Kerosene 275.00- __ __ __ 100.00- __ __ - __

NASSAU - No. 2: 117.90-119.90.

(a) Greater Newark Metropolitan area, including Northern New Jersey.

BUCKLEY OIL CO.

BUCKLEY OIL CO. reseller tank cars at Bridgeport, Conn.; No. 2. s.5900; Low-Sulfur Diesel s.6100; Kero. No. 1. d.6900; Prem. Diesel with Additive s.6200; No. 4-1.0% S., s24.90 a barrel; No. 4-0.3% S., s24.50 a barrel; No. 6-1% S., s24.80 a barrel. Boston, Ma.; No. 2. s.5900; Low-Sulfur Diesel s.6100; No. 4-0.5% j29.00; No. 4-1.0% S., s25.00 a barrel; No. 6 0.5% d26.00; No. 6-1% S., s24.90 a barrel.

j) Eff. Mar. 3. d) Eff. Mar. 20. s) Eff. Mar. 24.

PETROLEOS de VENEZUELA

Petroleos de Venezuela's posted cargo prices, f.o.b. Venezuela. Light product prices are given in cents per gallon, residual fuels and crude oils are in dollars per barrel.

Residual Fuel Oil, No. 6 Oil Light Products

0.3% sulfur __ Leaded Gasoline __

0.5% sulfur __ Unl. Gasoline-Prem. __

1.0% sulfur __ Unl. Gasoline-Reg. __

1.5% sulfur __ Unl. Gas.-Reformulated __

2.0% sulfur __ Naphtha, whole __

2.1% sulfur __ Kerosene, general purpose __

2.2% sulfur __ Jet fuel JPIA __

2.4% sulfur __ No. 2 oil 0.2% S 29-39 SSU* __

2.5% sulfur __ No. 2 oil 0.5% S.29-39 SSU* __

2.8% sulfur __ No. 2 oil 1.0% S.29-39 SSU* __

3.0% sulfur __ No. 2 oil .05% S.29-39 SSU* __

Crude Oil

Tia-Juana light crude, 31-degree API __

BCF, 17-degree API __

Bachaquero, 13-degree API __

*Saybolt Seconds Universal.

) Prices Unavailable.

N.Y. HARBOR CARGO PRICES_FUEL OIL

Contract cargo prices established by major suppliers

No.2 ______________ No. 6 ______________

oil 0.3% 0.5% 0.7% 1.0% 1.5% 2.0% 2.2% 2.5% 2.8%

Buckley __ d25.00 d26.00 __ d23.50 __ __ __ __ __

Coastal __ s20.95 s20.00 s19.00 s18.00 s17.50 s16.75 s16.00 s15.50 s14.75

Global __ n25.85 n24.85 n24.35 n23.85 n22.00 n20.00 n19.90 n19.80 n19.30

N. East __ t26.00 t25.00 t24.00 t23.00 __ t19.25 t18.00 t17.50 __

Sprague __ __ g25.00 __ g24.00 __ __ __ __ __

s) Eff. Feb. 25. d) Eff. Mar. 3. n) Eff. Mar. 6. g) Eff. Mar. 17. t) Eff. Mar. 18.

Prices are estimated not posted.