Heating oil differentials in the New York Harbor moved up slightly despite a National Weather Service report showing that heating demand will be below normal during the coming week.
In refinery news, Lyondell said the crude unit at its Houston, Texas, refinery which was shut last week is expected to restart by the end of the week upon completion of repairs to an overhead line leak.
U.S. crude oil futures rose on Monday, supported by a weaker dollar and concerns about security at oil facilities in Iraq and Nigeria.
U.S. GULF COAST
Prompt heating oil rose a quarter of a penny to talk at 4.25/3.75 cents under the January benchmark heating oil futures, traders said.
Prompt cycle 71 ultra-low sulfur diesel fell 0.75 cent to trade at 4.25 under, traders said.
Scheduling cycle 72 gasoline differentials fell half a penny to talk at 4.50/4.00 under, trading at 4.25 under, traders said.
Jet fuel was talking at 2.50/1.00 under, with bids down 2 cents from levels seen on Friday.
NEW YORK HARBOR
Gasoline trading in the New York Harbor was illiquid on Monday ahead of the short holiday week, one trader said.
Any month M5 traded at 0.75 cent under the January RBOB board, within Friday's range.
RBOB was flat, bid at 3 cents under the board for prompt barrels.
Heating oil moved up slightly, pegged at 2 cents under the board, from 3/2.50 under on Friday.
Ultra-low sulfur diesel and low sulfur diesel were both pegged at 2 cents under the board, flat to Friday's levels.
Cycle gasoline in Chicago was flat on Monday, pegged at 2 cents under the January RBOB board, after moving up sharply on Friday.
Group Three gasoline was also steady at 2.25 cents under the January RBOB board.
Ultra-low sulfur diesel for cycle 3 in Chicago was within range, pegged at 3/2.50 cents under the January heating oil board, within Friday's range.
In Group Three, the grade was also flat, at 2.50 cents under January heating oil futures. (Reporting by Rebekah Kebede in London and Kristen Hays in Houston; Editing by Christian Wiessner)