Energy Prices Mixed as Hurricane Irma Approaches Florida

While the front-month WTI crude oil contract slipped -0.14%, the Brent contract added +0.54% for the day. For refined oil products, the RBOB gasoline contract dipped -0.74% while the heating oil contract gained +1.51%. Traders are monitoring the path of hurricane Irma, as the impacts of hurricane Harvey appeared to be severer than expected, as the inventory report suggested.