Crude oil prices climbed higher Thursday in New York as stock markets kept up a rebound in Asia and Europe. April delivery light sweet crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange added 17 cents to reach $106.75 per barrel. Home heating oil gained 0.2 cents to $3.2715 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline shed 0.25 cents to $3.3115 per gallon. Henry Hub natural gas prices gained 2.9 cents in late trading to $2.301 per million British thermal units. The national average price of unleaded gasoline fell slightly for the third consecutive day, dropping to $3.758 per gallon from Wednesday\'s $3.761, AAA said.