Crude oil futures opened the week with slight gains Monday, putting the near-term contract back above $115 a barrel.
Oil for October delivery rose 52 cents to $115.11 in New York, and gasoline was up 1 cent to $2.88 a gallon. Heating oil rose 2 cents.
Large energy stocks, including
, were weaker.
United States Oil
exchange-traded fund, which tracks the price of crude futures, tacked on 0.5%.
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