NEW YORK OIL FUTURES

NEW YORK OIL FUTURES

New York Mercantile Exchange - Jan. 30, 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. 48.80 49.45 46.90 47.10- 48.00 49.28 63.60 44.30 5,552 18,168

Mar. 49.40 50.10 47.20 48.00- 48.20 49.90 62.40 44.75 57,236 26,036

Apr. 49.80 50.25 48.00 48.40- 48.70 50.20 60.50 45.50 23,630 5,848

May 50.00 50.35 48.50 48.70- 48.80 50.45 59.00 46.00 14,961 1,035

June 50.25 50.60 48.85 48.85- 49.10 50.65 55.60 46.40 18,336 1,344

July 50.90 50.90 49.50 49.50- __ 51.10 52.90 47.15 11,443 1,015

Aug. 51.65 51.65 50.20 50.25- __ 51.70 52.10 47.95 7,954 626

*Total daily, 171,038 55,290

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

Feb. 54.55 55.10 52.15 52.50- 53.00 54.96 63.00 48.95 2,501 13,974

Mar. 55.05 56.15 52.50 53.20- 53.40 55.50 63.00 49.50 33,918 23,745

Apr. 57.35 58.25 55.60 55.85- 55.90 57.75 65.30 52.00 18,454 7,593

May. 57.15 57.65 55.30 55.75- __ 57.65 65.10 52.66 12,049 2,406

June 57.00 57.10 55.50 55.50- 55.60 57.40 62.50 52.66 10,836 1,603

July 56.50 56.50 55.25 __ - __ 57.00 61.55 52.80 8,962 1,384

Aug. 55.60 55.60 54.80 __ - __ 56.35 58.00 52.60 4,224 410

Sep. 54.50 54.50 54.25 __ - __ 55.65 56.50 51.90 5,090 398

Oct. 53.40 53.40 53.40 __ - __ 54.30 54.00 50.70 466 11

*Total daily, 97,162 51,564

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

Mar. 17.84 17.94 16.90 17.18- 17.24 17.82 22.05 15.70 94,791 63,739

Apr. 17.85 18.10 17.10 17.33- 17.40 17.96 21.74 15.98 50,873 23,990

May 18.04 18.16 17.20 17.50- 17.55 18.11 21.59 15.53 30,369 6,456

June 18.20 18.36 17.45 __ - __ 18.25 21.35 15.83 44,400 7,609

July 18.39 18.50 17.65 __ - __ 18.38 21.05 16.82 20,590 2,282

Aug. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.49 21.00 17.08 15,205 725

Sep. 18.54 18.55 18.07 __ - __ 18.58 20.82 17.10 15,185 435

Oct. 18.62 18.62 18.20 __ - __ 18.62 20.75 17.40 10,493 676

Nov. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.65 20.63 17.54 6,848 20

Dec. 18.60 18.70 18.25 __ - __ 18.68 20.74 17.50 29,520 1,710

Jan. 18.40 18.40 18.33 __ - __ 18.70 20.39 17.75 12,702 828

Feb. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.72 20.32 16.32 10,493 137

Mar. 18.68 18.68 18.68 __ - __ 18.74 20.20 17.99 6,165 2

Apr. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.76 20.27 18.03 4,042 50

May __ __ __ __ - __ 18.78 20.29 18.05 1,238 __

June __ __ __ __ __ 18.79 20.47 17.80 7,401 2

Dec. 18.58 18.58 18.40 18.45- __ 18.67 20.75 17.80 11,787 460

June __ __ __ __ - __ 18.61 20.10 18.40 5,249 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.64 20.75 18.37 8,312 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.71 20.98 18.65 5,154 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.81 21.38 18.64 4,456 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 18.93 22.00 18.77 4,073 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ 2,547 __

Total daily, 416,292 109,126

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

Mar. 211.0 228.0 209.0 224.0- 227.0 210.1 282.0 176.0 38,271 33,815

Apr. 216.0 229.0 212.0 226.0- 229.0 214.1 246.0 176.0 18,487 8,975

May 218.0 230.0 216.0 227.0- 230.5 217.1 235.0 183.0 12,437 3,372

June 221.0 231.0 219.0 229.0- 231.0 219.6 233.0 182.0 10,978 2,367

July 223.0 232.0 221.5 229.0- 232.0 221.8 232.5 185.2 10,031 1,812

Aug. 224.5 235.0 223.0 229.0- 231.0 223.8 235.0 184.5 10,773 1,285

Sept. 224.3 235.0 224.0 232.0- __ 224.3 235.0 185.0 7,920 1,317

Oct. 228.0 238.0 227.0 235.0- __ 227.8 238.0 176.0 8,325 580

Nov. 241.0 245.0 240.5 __ - __ 241.0 248.0 191.5 5,811 515

Dec. 254.5 260.0 253.0 260.0- __ 253.3 261.5 186.0 8,849 273

Jan. 255.8 262.5 255.5 262.5- __ 255.8 263.4 186.0 8,494 409

Feb. 243.9 245.5 243.0 __ - __ 243.3 262.2 203.0 5,358 262

Mar. 232.3 234.0 232.0 __ - __ 232.3 242.0 194.5 4,555 64

Apr. 222.0 222.0 221.5 __ - __ 221.8 230.0 199.0 1,828 54

May 219.5 219.5 219.5 __ - __ 219.7 227.0 197.0 2,423 67

June 219.5 219.5 218.5 __ - __ 219.8 230.0 186.0 2,854 73

July __ 220.5 220.5 __ - __ 220.7 227.6 186.0 1,941 33

Aug. 221.0 221.0 221.0 __ - __ 221.5 224.0 197.5 2,102 32

Sep. 222.0 222.0 222.0 __ - __ 222.4 225.7 201.7 1,868 2

Oct. 225.0 225.0 225.0 __ - __ 225.3 246.5 197.0 1,516 108

Nov. 238.5 238.5 238.5 __ - __ 238.5 238.8 214.0 1,530 43

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 252.4 252.1 226.0 3,419 __

Jan. __ __ __ __ - __ 256.2 258.0 240.0 4,445 __

Feb. __ __ __ __ - __ 244.9 246.0 235.5 732 __

Mar. __ __ __ __ - __ 235.7 236.0 225.8 788 __

Apr. __ __ __ __ - __ 225.3 224.4 214.0 715 __

May __ __ __ __ - __ 224.0 223.0 213.1 657 __

June __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ 593 __

Total daily, 181,147 55,458

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

Feb. 30.50 30.50 29.30 29.75- __ 31.00 40.25 27.25 260 186

Mar. 30.25 30.25 29.50 30.00- __ 31.00 39.25 27.25 586 59

Apr. 29.50 29.50 29.50 29.75- __ 30.50 34.85 27.40 303 26

May 29.50 29.50 29.50 29.50- __ 30.45 32.50 27.75 182 14

June __ __ __ 29.50- __ 30.75 30.75 27.80 198 __

*Total daily, 2,488 336

Bid _Asked *_Nominal S_Settling price

*Total includes contract months not shown.