NEW YORK OIL FUTURES

NEW YORK OIL FUTURES

New York Mercantile Exchange - Jan. 26, 1998

Prev. Life of Contr. Open

Open High Low Close Sttlng High Low Int Sales

No. 2 heating oil N.Y. harbor - 42,000 US gal_(cents per gallon)

Feb. 45.20 48.40 44.80 47.15- 47.25 44.44 63.60 44.30 34,374 24,439

Mar. 45.50 48.80 44.95 47.50- 47.70 44.85 62.40 44.75 51,890 19,234

Apr. 46.05 48.90 45.50 47.90- 48.00 45.35 60.50 45.50 20,108 2,940

May 46.60 49.30 46.30 48.20- 48.40 45.80 59.00 46.00 13,669 1,290

June 47.05 49.50 46.70 48.90- __ 46.20 55.60 46.40 17,397 740

July 47.50 50.00 47.25 __ - __ 46.80 52.90 47.15 11,049 325

Aug. 48.40 49.70 48.00 __ - __ 47.55 50.40 47.95 7,886 203

*Total daily, 187,073 50,176

Unleaded gasoline N.Y. harbor - 42,000 US gal_(cents per gallon)

Feb. 49.90 53.25 49.80 51.75- 51.90 49.52 63.00 48.95 18,076 16,600

Mar. 49.89 53.80 49.89 51.90- 52.25 49.85 63.00 49.50 33,449 14,752

Apr. 53.00 56.40 52.60 54.40- 54.80 52.60 65.30 52.00 18,752 6,573

May. 53.15 56.40 53.15 54.50- 54.70 52.90 65.10 52.66 12,317 1,867

June 53.10 56.20 53.10 __ - __ 52.90 62.50 52.66 9,351 1,145

July 53.55 55.00 53.55 54.75- __ 52.75 61.55 52.80 7,303 300

Aug. 53.00 53.40 53.00 __ - __ 52.25 58.00 52.60 4,250 259

Sep. 52.10 52.75 52.10 __ - __ 51.70 56.50 51.90 5,068 432

Oct. __ __ __ __ - __ 50.45 53.25 50.70 500 __

*Total daily, 109,685 42,078

Crude oil, light sweet crude - 1,000 barrels_(dollars per barrel)

Mar. 15.93 17.32 15.80 16.80- 16.85 15.74 22.05 15.70 107,078 94,552

Apr. 16.20 17.50 16.03 16.95- 17.02 16.00 21.74 15.98 50,732 31,189

May 16.32 17.70 16.32 17.10- 17.23 16.26 21.59 15.53 30,200 7,732

June 16.68 17.90 16.68 17.35- 17.40 16.52 21.35 15.83 44,416 10,984

July 16.90 17.90 16.95 17.60- __ 16.75 21.05 16.82 20,740 3,267

Aug. 17.15 18.30 17.15 __ - __ 16.94 21.00 17.08 15,136 __

Sep. 17.41 18.20 17.41 __ - __ 17.11 20.82 17.10 14,984 1,458

Oct. 17.68 18.20 17.60 18.05- __ 17.24 20.75 17.40 9,415 471

Nov. 17.80 18.20 17.73 __ - __ 17.36 20.63 17.54 6,977 360

Dec. 17.65 18.55 17.65 18.15- __ 17.47 20.74 17.50 26,239 5,668

Jan. 17.90 18.20 17.90 __ - __ 17.57 20.39 17.75 13,051 271

Feb. 18.00 18.00 17.95 __ - __ 17.67 20.32 16.32 9,173 30

Mar. 17.99 18.17 17.99 __ - __ 17.77 20.20 17.99 5,505 26

Apr. __ __ __ __ - __ 17.86 20.27 18.03 4,086 __

May __ __ __ __ - __ 17.91 20.29 18.05 1,238 __

June __ __ __ __ __ 17.95 20.47 17.80 7,611 1,654

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.11 20.75 17.80 11,542 1,060

June __ __ __ __ - __ 18.22 20.10 18.40 5,249 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.32 20.75 18.37 8,691 725

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.46 20.98 18.65 5,148 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.61 21.38 18.64 4,450 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.79 22.00 18.77 4,072 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ 2,447 __

Total daily, 422,744 159,447

Natural gas - 10,000 million Btus_(cents per million Btus)

Feb. 207.5 211.0 205.5 205.5- 207.0 211.7 321.5 197.0 26,752 32,484

Mar. 209.5 212.0 206.5 206.5- 208.0 212.5 282.0 176.0 36,183 10,662

Apr. 213.5 215.0 211.5 211.5- 212.5 215.5 246.0 176.0 16,006 3,528

May 216.5 217.5 214.0 214.0- 215.0 217.8 235.0 183.0 11,782 858

June 218.0 219.5 217.0 217.0- __ 219.5 233.0 182.0 10,676 1,270

July 219.5 222.0 218.0 219.0- __ 221.0 232.5 185.2 10,569 510

Aug. 221.5 222.5 221.0 __ - __ 223.4 232.5 184.5 10,558 968

Sept. 222.0 223.0 221.5 __ - __ 224.0 232.0 185.0 7,489 411

Oct. 226.0 226.5 224.5 __ - __ 227.8 235.0 176.0 8,051 557

Nov. 238.0 240.5 237.0 239.0- __ 240.8 248.0 191.5 5,445 659

Dec. 252.0 252.5 251.5 __ - __ 253.8 261.5 186.0 8,404 463

Jan. 254.5 255.0 253.5 254.5- __ 255.7 263.4 186.0 8,227 429

Feb. 242.5 242.5 240.5 __ - __ 243.3 262.2 203.0 5,127 140

Mar. 230.0 232.0 230.0 __ - __ 232.3 242.0 194.5 4,202 314

Apr. 219.0 221.0 218.5 220.5- __ 221.6 230.0 199.0 1,715 100

May 218.5 218.5 218.5 __ - __ 219.7 227.0 197.0 2,391 52

June 219.0 219.0 219.0 __ - __ 220.1 230.0 186.0 2,889 51

July __ __ __ __ - __ 221.1 227.6 186.0 1,938 __

Aug. __ __ __ __ - __ 222.2 224.0 197.5 2,074 __

Sep. 222.0 222.0 222.0 __ - __ 223.3 225.7 201.7 1,854 10

Oct. __ __ __ __ - __ 225.8 246.5 197.0 1,466 __

Nov. 238.0 238.0 238.0 __ - __ 239.0 238.8 214.0 1,501 1

Dec. 251.5 251.9 251.5 __ - __ 252.9 252.1 226.0 3,418 34

Jan. 255.0 256.5 255.0 __ - __ 256.4 258.0 240.0 4,509 4

Feb. 243.5 245.0 243.5 __ - __ 244.9 246.0 235.5 732 32

Mar. 234.5 234.5 234.5 __ - __ 235.7 235.5 225.8 752 2

Apr. __ __ __ __ - __ 225.3 223.8 214.0 680 50

May __ __ __ __ - __ 224.1 223.0 213.1 637 __

Total daily, 200,129 53,789

Liquefied propane gas - 42,000 gallons_(cents per gallon)

Feb. 28.15 28.75 28.00 28.65- __ 28.20 40.25 27.25 607 173

Mar. 28.00 28.90 28.00 28.90- __ 28.00 39.25 27.25 596 145

Apr. __ __ __ 28.25- __ 27.75 34.85 27.40 262 __

May 27.95 28.25 27.95 28.25- __ 28.00 32.50 27.75 193 34

June __ __ __ 28.30- __ 28.30 30.75 27.80 207 __

*Total daily, 2,746 397

Bid _Asked *_Nominal S_Settling price

*Total includes contract months not shown.