NEW YORK OIL FUTURES

NEW YORK OIL FUTURES

New York Mercantile Exchange - April 23, 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 43.35 43.50 42.50 42.80- 42.90 43.06 59.00 38.25 24,521 17,193

June 43.95 44.65 43.00 43.25- 43.35 43.69 55.60 39.05 38,066 15,124

July 44.70 44.80 43.80 44.00- 44.10 44.44 52.90 40.25 19,176 2,224

Aug. 45.50 45.50 44.90 __ - __ 45.39 52.10 41.50 13,131 535

Sept 46.65 46.65 46.10 __ - __ 46.34 52.10 42.85 11,143 246

Oct. 47.60 47.60 47.10 __ - __ 47.34 51.00 44.10 8,408 917

Nov. 48.45 48.50 48.10 __ - __ 48.29 51.90 45.10 8,729 837

Dec. 49.35 49.35 49.00 49.00- __ 49.14 51.00 49.00 16,968 353

*Total daily, 173,774 39,886

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

May. 50.60 50.90 49.70 50.20- 50.40 50.61 65.10 45.10 27,903 17,680

June 52.05 52.20 50.95 51.45- 51.60 51.84 62.50 46.20 44,762 16,970

July 52.90 53.00 51.80 52.30- 52.40 52.59 61.55 46.75 15,918 5,637

Aug. 53.04 53.04 52.10 52.50- 52.60 52.74 58.00 47.10 12,655 1,977

Sep. 52.50 52.60 51.65 52.25- __ 52.29 56.50 47.50 12,815 711

Oct. 50.90 50.90 50.90 __ - __ 51.04 54.00 47.75 4,124 97

Nov. 50.40 50.40 50.40 __ - __ 50.34 53.50 48.50 533 1

Dec. 50.70 50.70 50.30 __ - __ 50.14 52.80 46.50 2,416 187

*Total daily, 121,427 43,260

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

June 15.55 15.70 15.03 15.17- 15.25 15.54 21.35 13.59 127,729 97,354

July 16.00 16.90 15.55 15.68- 15.73 15.91 21.05 14.02 62,204 36,600

Aug. 16.33 16.36 15.95 16.03- 16.06 16.18 21.00 14.43 35,881 17,095

Sep. 16.55 16.63 16.14 16.33- 16.35 16.39 20.82 14.78 25,013 4,212

Oct. 16.70 16.70 16.42 16.52- __ 16.56 20.75 15.07 16,424 2,005

Nov. 16.65 16.68 16.65 __ - __ 16.71 20.63 15.32 10,177 1,022

Dec. 17.02 17.05 16.70 16.83- __ 16.82 20.74 15.52 34,228 11,226

Jan. 17.16 17.16 16.90 __ - __ 16.91 20.39 15.70 23,999 1,703

Feb. 17.07 17.07 17.07 __ - __ 16.97 20.32 15.93 11,418 601

Mar. 17.10 17.10 17.10 __ - __ 17.03 20.20 16.05 8,493 1,002

Apr. __ __ __ __ - __ 17.06 20.27 16.20 5,516 __

May __ __ __ __ - __ 17.08 20.29 16.35 3,382 150

June 17.20 17.23 17.20 __ - __ 17.10 20.47 16.40 13,822 472

July __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ 5,329 100

Dec. 17.25 17.37 17.25 __ - __ 17.16 20.75 16.75 17,308 2,052

June 17.29 17.29 17.29 __ - __ 17.11 20.10 17.25 5,054 43

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 17.02 20.75 17.00 11,142 525

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 16.97 20.98 17.00 5,170 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 16.91 21.38 17.15 4,712 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 16.91 22.00 16.95 4,312 __

Dec. __ __ __ __ - __ 16.91 18.65 17.20 3,130 __

Total daily, 454,027 176,162

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

May 240.5 241.0 230.0 232.0- 233.5 239.8 272.5 183.0 29,193 48,741

June 243.0 245.0 234.0 236.0- 237.0 244.3 275.0 182.0 38,311 30,776

July 247.0 249.0 237.0 240.0- 241.5 248.8 275.0 185.2 24,582 10,764

Aug. 249.5 251.5 238.0 242.5- 243.5 250.3 276.0 184.5 20,985 5,286

Sept. 249.0 250.1 239.0 242.5- __ 249.0 274.0 185.0 16,268 5,399

Oct. 230.3 251.0 240.0 244.5- 245.5 250.5 275.0 176.0 14,966 4,929

Nov. 262.0 262.0 253.0 257.0- 258.0 261.5 283.0 191.5 10,319 7,896

Dec. 274.5 275.0 267.0 270.5- __ 273.4 294.0 186.0 14,592 3,894

Jan. 260.0 277.4 268.0 272.0- __ 274.9 295.0 186.0 14,204 2,905

Feb. 260.0 261.0 254.0 257.0- __ 259.5 277.0 203.0 8,971 1,132

Mar. 244.0 245.0 239.0 241.0- __ 243.5 260.0 194.5 7,614 1,463

Apr. 226.0 230.5 226.5 __ - __ 229.5 244.0 199.0 4,679 379

May 226.0 226.0 222.0 222.5- __ 225.0 238.0 197.0 4,076 531

June 226.0 226.0 221.0 222.5- __ 225.0 238.0 186.0 4,860 278

July 226.5 226.5 222.5 __ - __ 225.5 239.0 186.0 3,499 134

Aug. 227.4 227.4 223.4 __ - __ 226.4 237.5 197.5 3,291 116

Sep. 228.3 227.8 223.5 __ - __ 226.8 237.5 201.7 3,028 131

Oct. 230.3 230.3 226.3 __ - __ 229.3 245.2 197.0 2,313 71

Nov. 242.5 242.5 239.5 __ - __ 242.5 253.5 214.0 2,260 315

Dec. 252.3 254.0 252.3 __ - __ 256.3 268.0 226.0 4,995 172

Jan. 255.0 255.5 255.0 __ - __ 258.0 268.0 240.0 6,013 73

Feb. 243.7 244.2 243.7 __ - __ 246.7 256.5 235.5 1,386 229

Mar. 233.0 234.0 233.0 __ - __ 236.0 247.5 225.8 1,624 284

Apr. 220.3 220.3 220.3 __ - __ 223.3 236.0 214.0 1,603 204

May 219.3 219.3 219.3 __ - __ 222.3 233.9 213.1 1,178 15

June 219.4 219.4 219.4 __ - __ 222.4 232.0 218.5 1,996 14

July 217.6 217.0 217.0 __ - __ 223.0 232.5 217.0 939 5

Total daily, 253,392 126,164

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

May 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00- __ 30.40 32.50 24.95 454 90

June 30.50 30.50 30.00 29.50- __ 30.50 31.25 25.25 661 17

July __ __ __ 30.75- __ 31.00 31.05 25.50 306 __

Aug. __ __ __ 31.25- __ 31.15 31.00 28.90 185 __

*Total daily, 3,081 117

Bid _Asked *_Nominal S_Settling price

*Total includes contract months not shown.