NEW YORK OIL FUTURES

NEW YORK OIL FUTURES

New York Mercantile Exchange - April 20, 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)

May 43.60 44.10 43.60 43.65- 43.70 43.76 59.00 38.25 31,739 8,477

June 44.30 44.75 44.25 44.25- 44.35 44.34 55.60 39.05 32,314 5,098

July 45.05 45.40 45.05 45.10- 45.20 45.09 52.90 40.25 18,619 1,483

Aug. 46.00 46.35 46.00 __ - __ 45.99 52.10 41.50 13,624 534

Sept 47.10 47.35 47.10 __ - __ 46.94 52.10 42.85 11,922 341

Oct. 48.10 48.45 48.00 __ - __ 47.89 51.00 44.10 7,986 136

Nov. 49.10 49.30 49.10 __ - __ 48.79 51.90 45.10 7,831 83

Dec. 49.75 50.25 49.75 __ - __ 49.59 51.00 49.15 16,447 323

*Total daily, 172,912 17,027

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

May. 52.25 52.70 52.00 52.30- 52.50 52.48 65.10 45.10 33,721 15,334

June 53.35 53.75 53.10 53.25- 53.40 53.49 62.50 46.20 44,261 8,191

July 53.70 54.20 53.55 53.70- 53.90 53.90 61.55 46.75 14,650 1,138

Aug. 53.50 54.05 53.50 __ - __ 53.72 58.00 47.10 10,342 464

Sep. 53.00 53.25 52.90 __ - __ 53.05 56.50 47.50 12,738 768

Oct. 51.70 51.80 51.70 __ - __ 51.70 54.00 47.75 4,305 51

Nov. 50.85 51.30 50.85 __ - __ 50.95 53.50 48.50 529 24

Dec. 51.00 51.00 51.00 __ - __ 50.70 52.80 46.50 2,050 178

*Total daily, 122,892 26,148

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

May 15.46 15.59 15.37 15.40- 15.44 15.46 21.59 13.15 30,478 39,370

June 15.95 16.07 15.82 15.90- 15.93 15.91 21.35 13.59 126,179 47,501

July 16.27 16.38 16.22 16.25- 16.30 16.22 21.05 14.02 54,797 12,419

Aug. 16.50 16.65 16.50 __ - __ 16.46 21.00 14.43 30,622 4,645

Sep. 16.68 16.80 16.68 16.71- __ 16.66 20.82 14.78 25,680 3,559

Oct. 17.06 17.33 16.88 16.88- __ 16.82 20.75 15.07 16,221 1,369

Nov. 17.10 17.10 17.06 __ - __ 16.96 20.63 15.32 10,418 17

Dec. 17.13 17.20 17.12 17.14- __ 17.06 20.74 15.52 31,607 2,505

Jan. 17.28 17.28 17.28 __ - __ 17.14 20.39 15.70 22,542 1,567

Feb. 17.34 17.34 17.34 __ - __ 17.19 20.32 15.93 11,672 621

Mar. 17.39 17.39 17.39 __ - __ 17.24 20.20 16.05 7,847 1,221

Apr. 17.42 17.42 17.42 __ - __ 17.27 20.27 16.20 5,590 21

May 17.44 17.44 17.44 __ - __ 17.29 20.29 16.35 3,142 121

June 17.47 17.47 17.47 __ - __ 17.31 20.47 16.40 13,280 27

Dec. 17.55 17.55 17.55 __ - __ 17.37 20.75 16.75 16,160 __

June 17.40 17.40 17.40 __ - __ 17.32 20.10 17.25 5,054 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 17.30 20.75 17.00 11,167 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 17.28 20.98 17.00 5,532 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 17.25 21.38 17.15 4,712 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 17.17 22.00 16.95 4,313 __

Dec. 17.20 17.30 17.20 __ - __ 17.02 18.65 17.20 3,130 51

Total daily, 464,998 115,198

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

May 245.0 247.5 244.0 246.5- 247.0 247.5 272.5 183.0 40,633 17,105

June 249.0 252.0 249.0 251.0- 252.0 251.8 275.0 182.0 38,551 6,545

July 252.0 254.5 252.0 254.0- 254.5 254.3 275.0 185.2 22,884 3,081

Aug. 253.5 255.5 253.0 255.0- 255.5 255.3 276.0 184.5 20,791 1,445

Sept. 252.5 254.0 252.0 254.0- __ 254.1 274.0 185.0 15,726 978

Oct. 252.5 255.5 253.5 255.0- 255.5 255.3 275.0 176.0 14,840 461

Nov. 264.5 266.0 264.0 266.0- __ 265.5 283.0 191.5 9,830 358

Dec. 276.0 277.5 276.0 276.5- 277.0 277.0 294.0 186.0 13,839 476

Jan. 276.0 279.0 276.0 __ - __ 278.2 295.0 186.0 13,348 257

Feb. 262.0 262.5 261.5 262.0- __ 262.0 277.0 203.0 8,727 69

Mar. 246.0 246.5 245.5 246.0- __ 246.0 260.0 194.5 7,408 240

Apr. 231.5 231.5 231.5 231.5- __ 231.5 244.0 199.0 4,502 79

May __ __ __ __ - __ 226.5 238.0 197.0 3,897 75

June 225.5 226.5 225.5 __ - __ 226.5 238.0 186.0 4,803 186

July 226.5 226.5 226.5 __ - __ 227.3 239.0 186.0 3,353 50

Aug. 227.0 227.0 227.0 __ - __ 228.1 237.5 197.5 3,238 47

Sep. __ __ __ __ - __ 228.6 237.5 201.7 2,813 75

Oct. 230.0 230.0 230.0 __ - __ 230.7 245.2 197.0 2,187 50

Nov. __ __ __ __ - __ 243.5 253.5 214.0 2,024 3

Dec. 257.0 257.0 257.0 257.0- __ 257.0 268.0 226.0 4,434 85

Jan. __ __ __ __ - __ 258.5 268.0 240.0 5,941 4

Feb. __ __ __ __ - __ 247.4 256.5 235.5 1,501 4

Mar. __ __ __ __ - __ 238.7 247.5 225.8 1,539 4

Apr. __ __ __ __ - __ 226.2 236.0 214.0 1,388 4

May __ __ __ __ - __ 225.2 233.9 213.1 1,164 2

June __ __ __ __ - __ 225.3 232.0 218.5 2,052 2

July __ __ __ __ - __ 225.9 232.5 228.4 927 2

Total daily, 257,787 31,697

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

May 30.00 30.25 29.60 30.25- __ 29.90 32.50 24.95 464 18

June __ __ __ 29.50- __ 30.25 31.25 25.25 675 __

July __ __ __ 31.00- __ 30.70 31.05 25.50 286 __

Aug. __ __ __ 31.50- __ 30.85 31.00 28.90 185 __

*Total daily, 3,076 145

Bid _Asked *_Nominal S_Settling price

*Total includes contract months not shown.