Nymex Yields Gains-Before, After Final Bell

The futures market shrugged off another bearish AGA storagereport and quietly traded higher at Nymex Thursday. After testingsupport in the $1.88-89 span early, the September contractrebounded to the mid-$1.90s where it remained in afternoon trade.The prompt month settled at $1.953, up 3.6 cents on the day.

August 21, 1998

Subdued Futures Trading Ahead of AGA Data

Following two days of active trading and sizable price swingsthe futures market traded quietly to either side of unchanged onWednesday. September futures closed at $1.819, managing a 0.7-centgain on the day.

August 13, 1998

Amoco Swaps WY Properties With Snyder

Amoco Corp. and Snyder Oil Corp. traded interests in Wyomingproperties to help each company focus its gas operations in theGreen River Basin. Amoco acquired Snyder’s interest in asubstantial portion of the Jonah field in Sublette and Sweetwatercounties. In exchange, Amoco gave Snyder 75% of its interest in theBeaver Creek Unit in Fremont County, WY. Amoco retained 25%interest in Beaver Creek. The deal involved property only.

May 27, 1998

Bidweek Seems Like No Big Deal For Futures Traders

The March Nymex contract turned in another heavily tradedsession on Tuesday, but once again, volatility was virtuallynon-existent. Although the spot month managed a 3.7 cent gain to$2.216, the contract was held to a relatively tight 5.5 centtrading band. Not even the expiration of options yesterday couldpersuade traders to push March out of its recent rigid tradinglimits.

February 25, 1998
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