Extended winter temperatures are propping up energy prices, even in the face of disappointing economic data.
Durable goods orders dropped 4.3 percent in December. Economists had predicted a rise of 1.8 percent.
Light, sweet West Texas Intermediate crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange added $1.60 to hit $97.32 per barrel.
Gasoline gained 0.8 cents to reach $2.6297 a gallon.
Home heating oil added 2.72 cents to hit $3.1196 a gallon.
Natural gas gained 18 cents to reach $5.03 per million British thermal units.
The national average price of unleaded regular gasoline dropped to $3.279 per gallon from Monday's $3.2825, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said.