Although they remain near historical highs, U.S. stockpiles of crude oil have been reduced by 27.1 million barrels over the past three weeks, according to the Energy Department.
In London, Brent crude was up 33 cents to $109.03 a barrel on the ICE Futures exchange.
In other energy futures trading on Nymex:
— Wholesale gasoline added 3.13 cents to $3.0762 a gallon.
— Heating oil rose 1.28 cents to $3.1131 a gallon.
— Natural gas fell 3.2 cents to $3.78 per 1,000 cubic feet.
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