Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 9 cents to $68.59 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery fell 4 cents to $71.59 a barrel.
Wholesale gasoline for October delivery fell 17 cents to $2.11 a gallon. October heating oil was unchanged at $2.13 a gallon. October natural gas rose 24 cents to $4.62 per 1,000 cubic feet.