Natural gas futures rose in New York, rebounding from the first drop below $4 in three weeks, as traders bought back contracts sold during six days of declines.
West Texas Intermediate crude fell, trimming the biggest weekly increase since June, as the U.S. economy grew less than expected in the first quarter.
West Texas Intermediate crude rose to the highest price in three weeks as a government report showed stockpiles fell at Cushing, Oklahoma, the delivery point for the futures. Brent oil rose.
West Texas Intermediate crude rose on speculation that increasing refinery profits from making gasoline and heating oil will bolster use of the raw material.
"We're still focused on U.S. production."
- Kyle Cooper on Jan 05, 2015