LONDON - Oil prices rose Friday on bargain-buying but analysts warned of fresh selling pressure as the United States prepared to release key manufacturing data later in the day. US

benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery in December added 17 cents to $45.55 per barrel compared with Thursday's close. Brent North Sea crude for December delivery was up 36 cents at $48.44 per barrel in London midday deals.–AFP