Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

The Permian Basin Oilfield has thousands of such pumping units. It has a large proven reserve of oil and natural gas resources, recently accessed via secondary recovery approaches such as well fracture (fracking).

The Associated Press undefined
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 43 cents to settle at $42.24 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for October delivery fell 47 cents to $44.96 a barrel.
Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 1 cent $1.23 a gallon. September heating oil fell 2 cents to $1.24 a gallon. September natural gas rose 3 cents to $2.18 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Gold for December delivery rose $21.40 to $1,970.40 an ounce. Silver for September delivery rose $1.74 to $27.72 an ounce and September copper fell 8 cents to $2.81 a pound.
The dollar rose to 106.93 Japanese yen from 106.86 yen. The euro rose to $1.1801 from $1.1784.