Crude oil prices held steady near $92 per barrel Wednesday morning as traders waited for a weekly inventory report due in the afternoon.
Prices remain elevated from Monday as border skirmishes between Turkey and Syria have traders concerned about possible supply disruptions.
On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate crude for November delivery dropped 8 cents overnight to $92.31 per barrel. Natural gas prices shed 0.3 cents to $3.464 per million British thermal units. Home heating oil added 0.26 cents to $3.2058 per gallon. Reformulated blendstock gasoline was up 2.11 cents to $2.9798 per gallon.
At the pump, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $3.813 per gallon, down from Tuesday's $3.815, AAA reported.