Natural gas futures slipped in New York for the third time in four days on forecasts for warmer weather that would limit heating demand after a cold blast, accelerating inventory restocking from an 11-year low.
West Texas Intermediate crude fell for the first time in three days as the dollar strengthened and U.S. stockpiles grew for a ninth week. Brent advanced after President Barack Obama announced sanctions aimed at Russia.
West Texas Intermediate crude fell the most in two months, widening its discount to Brent to more than $10 a barrel, as U.S. supplies surged. The government announced a test sale of Strategic Petroleum Reserve oil.