Crude oil futures rose in mid-morning trade in Asia Jan. 13 on a larger-than-expected draw in US crude inventories and a weakening US dollar. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 10:29 am Singapore time (0229 GMT), the ICE Brent March contract was up 55 cents/b (0.97%) from the Jan. 12 settle at $57.13/b, while the February NYMEX light sweet crude contract was up 49 cents/b (0.92%) over the same period at $53.70/b. The markers had risen 1.65% and 1.84%, respectively, on Jan. 12. American Petroleum Institute data released Jan. 12 showed a 5.821 million-barrel decline in US crude inventories for the week ended Jan. 8. This was larger than expected; analysts surveyed by S&P Global Platts had predicted a 3.8 million-barrel draw. The API data also showed a 1.876 million-barrel build in gasoline and 4.433 million-barrel build in […]