Brent crude gains $1 on Middle East supply worry

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Brent crude oil rose by $1 on Thursday, lifted by escalating tension between Syria and Turkey, maintenance in the North Sea and a supply crunch in oil products.

By 0818 GMT Brent crude oil was at $115.20 per barrel after reaching $115.33. It was on track for its highest close in a month.

(Reporting by Simon Falush; editing by James Jukwey)

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Keywords: BRENT/RISE