Oil prices hit the highest level since July as a pending United Nations report on Iran's nuclear weapon ambitions raised the possibility of new trade sanctions on the oil-rich country.
Here's how energy prices traded on Tuesday.
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
Benchmark crude rose $1.28 to end at $96.80 per barrel.
Gasoline fell 2.18 cents to finish at $2.7064 per gallon.
Heating oil lost less than a penny to end at $3.1161 per gallon.
Natural gas fell 4.9 cents to finish at $3.745 per 1,000 cubic feet.
On the ICE Futures exchange in London:
Brent crude rose 44 cents to finish at $115 per barrel.