US crude oil up $1 as Middle East tensions stoke supply worries


LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures rose more than$1 a barrel on Thursday, as rising tension between Syria andTurkey and a supply crunch in oil products pushed prices higher.

U.S. November crude was up 99 cents at $92.24 abarrel by 1120 GMT, after rising to $92.31.

Brent crude was up 89 cents at $115.22.

(Reporting by Alice Baghdjian; editing by Keiron Henderson)

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