NEW YORK (AP) _ Petroleum prices eased Wednesday afternoon, reversing course after an early run-up on news that the nation's supply of gasoline was at its lowest level since 1973.
By the end of the session at the New York Mercantile Exchange, only gasoline futures for near-term delivery were still selling for higher prices than in Tuesday's session.
Light sweet crude oil for delivery in December settled at $22.35 per barrel, down 15 cents. It was the eighth straight session that pushed crude oil lower, for a total of $1.47 per barrel.
There were no changes reported in prices paid for crude oil on the spot market by major buyers in Oklahoma for the …