Traders will be closely following Friday's nonfarm payrolls report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for confirmation of the reading.
"Despite the fact that the oil price advance that has been in place since the start of last week has carried further than we had anticipated, we are still viewing this rally as capable of being erased in short order by an event such as a bearish non-farm payrolls report," Jim Ritterbusch, head of the trade advisory firm Ritterbusch and Associates, said in a report.
Front-month September reformulated gasoline blendstock, or RBOB, recently traded up 1.82 cents, or 0.6%, to $3.0140 a gallon. September heating oil traded down 0.31 cent, or 0.1%, to $3.0661 a gallon. Both contracts are set to expire at the close of trading Wednesday.