Benchmark US crude for March delivery rose 2 cents to $80.15 a barrel on Wednesday. Brent crude for March delivery fell 1 cent to $86.12 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline for delivery in February fell 6 cents to $2.59 a gallon. Heating oil fell 7 cents to $3.36 a gallon in February. Natural gas fell 19 cents in February to $3.07 per 1,000 cubic feet.