NEW YORK, March 27 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures turned
higher on Wednesday in choppy trading after news broke that
Imperial Oil Ltd issued an alert for a fire at the site
of its 121,000 barrel per day refinery near Sarnia, Ontario.
U.S. May crude was up 10 cents at $96.44 a barrel at
1:33 p.m. EDT (1733 GMT), having traded from $95.58 to $96.49.
(Reporting by Robert Gibbons; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)