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Crude Oil Edges Back Above $115

Integrated oil companies' shares fall.
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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

Exxon Mobil

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,

BP

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,

Chevron

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and

ConocoPhillips

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, were weaker.

The

United States Oil

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exchange-traded fund, which tracks the price of crude futures, tacked on 0.5%.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.