Agence France-PresseFebruary 10, 2014 09:26
Oil prices slid on Monday but losses were curbed as fears of another severe North American winter storm boosted the demand outlook for heating fuel, analysts said.
New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery in March, shed 39 cents to $99.49 a barrel.
Brent North Sea crude for March dipped 12 cents to stand at $109.45 a barrel in midday deals.
The US economy added only 113,000 jobs in January, after a paltry 75,000 in December, according to the US Labor Department's survey of business establishments. Analysts had expected 175,000.