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Brent crude ends up as Middle East tensions fuel supply worry

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NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Brent crude futures rose onThursday as escalating Middle East tensions reinforced concernsabout supply from the region and as North Sea productioncontinued to be curbed by maintenance.

Brent November crude rose $1.38, or 1.21 percent, tosettle at $115.71, having traded from $114.42 to $116.

(Reporting by Robert Gibbons; Editing by Marguerita Choy)

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Keywords: ENERGY CRUDE/FUTURES