LONDON OIL FUTURES

LONDON OIL FUTURES

International Petroleum Exchange

Jan. 27, 1998 Brent Crude Oil - (Dollars Per Barrel)

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High Low Bid Asked Bid

Mar. 16.15 15.60 15.79 15.80 15.77

Apr. 16.22 15.73 15.92 15.92 15.83

May 16.37 15.94 16.11 16.15 16.01

June 16.45 16.12 16.27 16.37 16.19

July 16.62 16.37 16.43 16.63 16.36

Total sales, 47,049 contracts.

Jan. 28, 1998

London Gas Oil - (Dollars Per Metric Ton)

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High Low Bid Asked Bid

Feb. 145.50 144.25 144.75 145.00 143.75

Mar. 147.25 146.00 146.25 146.50 145.50

Apr. 148.75 147.75 147.75 148.00 147.50

May 150.25 149.50 149.50 149.75 149.25

June 152.00 151.50 151.25 151.50 151.00

July 154.00 153.25 153.00 153.50 152.75

Total sales, 17,083 contracts.

Gas oil is distillate fuel oil. To find the equivalent price per barrel, divide the dollars-per-metric-ton price by 7.59 (there are 7.59 barrels per ton). To find the cents-per-gallon price, divide the per-barrel figure by 42 (there are 42 gallons in a barrel).