Crude oil prices turned higher Monday on the New York Mercantile Exchange, climbing toward $90 per barrel.
In New York, West Texas Intermediate crude oil added 85 cents to $89.76 a barrel. Home heating oil gained 2.35 cents to reach $3.0842 a gallon while reformulated blendstock gasoline added 1.73 cents to $2.7476 a gallon. Henry Hub natural gas gained 0.64 cent to $3.625 per million British thermal units.
At the pump, AAA reported a national average price for regular unleaded gasoline at $3.387 per gallon, down from Sunday's $3.391.
Equities were mixed in Asia but higher in Europe, lending some support to oil.