Oil fell on Wednesday as investors took profit on a rally the day before to this year’s highs after a report showed a surprisingly large increase in U.S. crude inventories. June Brent crude futures LCOc2 were last down 27 cents on the day at $69.19 barrel by 1135 GMT, while the May contract LCOc1, which expires on Thursday, was down 16 cents at $69.95. WTI futures CLc1 fell 40 cents to $64.85 a barrel.
National Average Price for Regular Unleaded – Current: $2.436; Month Ago: $2.735; Year Ago: $2.474. National Average Price for Diesel – Current: $3.123; Month Ago: $3.263; Year Ago: $2.839.