Crude oil futures settled flat on Tuesday with very little change as traders awaited weekly supply data, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch.
November West Texas Intermediate crude tacked on a penny to settle at $51.88 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
December Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose 6 cents, or 0.1%, to end trading at $57.88 a barrel.
Traders are awaiting weekly data on domestic petroleum supplies from the American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday and the Energy Information Administration on Wednesday morning. Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts expect the EIA to report a weekly drop of 3.9 million barrels for crude supplies.
Meanwhile, November natural gas rose 0.5% to settle at $2.962 per million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange.