Data for the week ending Nov. 2 is expected to show a rise of 1 million barrels in crude oil stocks and a draw of 1 million barrels in gasoline stocks, according to a survey of analysts by Platts, the energy information arm of McGraw-Hill Cos.
The American Petroleum Institute will release its report on oil stocks later Tuesday, while the report from the Energy Department's Energy Information Administration — the market benchmark — will be out on Wednesday.
In other energy futures trading in New York:
— Wholesale gasoline rose 2.64 cents to $2.6466 per gallon;
— Heating oil added 1.47 cent to $2.9976 per gallon;
— Natural gas fell 3.4 cents to $3.52 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Pamela Sampson in Bangkok contributed to this report.