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Brent holds, U.S. crude pares gains slightly after EIA data

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NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Brent crude held and U.S. crudefutures pared gains in choppy trading on Thursday on a reportfrom the U.S. Energy Information Administration showing crudeinventories rose in the United States last week, after oilprices had been lifted earlier by heightened tensions betweenTurkey and Syria.

Brent crude was up $1.41 at $115.74 a barrel at11:11 a.m. EDT (1511 GMT), having traded from $114.42 to $116.U.S. crude was up $1.30 at $92.55 a barrel, having tradedfrom $91.09 to $92.94.

(Reporting by Robert Gibbons)

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Keywords: ENERGY CRUDE/FUTURES