*Chinese crude imports from Saudi Arabia leapt to a new record high of 1.98mn b/d in October, some 100,000 b/d higher than the previous record set in June. The kingdom is on track to overhaul Russia as China’s largest supplier for the first time since 2015. Russia topped Saudi each year from 2016 to 2018, but at 1.64mn b/d for the first 10 months of 2019, the kingdom is over 120,000 b/d ahead of Russia (1.51mn b/d) so far this year. Saudi has been top for each of the last five months...