Oil rose on Thursday after sliding 1% in the previous session on the prospect of higher Chinese demand and geopolitical risks. Brent crude futures were up $1.09, or 1.21%, to $90.92 per barrel at 0815 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was up $1.11, or 1.34%, at $84.05, Crude oil demand in China, the world’s largest oil importer, is rebounding, having been dampened by strict COVID-19 restrictions. At least three Chinese state oil refineries and a privately run mega refiner are considering increasing runs by up to 10% in October from September, eyeing stronger demand and a possible surge in fourth-quarter fuel exports, people with knowledge of the matter said. read more Meanwhile, Russia pushed ahead on Thursday with its biggest conscription […]