Abqaiq oil processing facility

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Oil market gripped by uncertainty over lost Saudi production

(Sept 17): Oil markets are grappling with uncertainty over how long it will take Saudi Arabia to restore output after the devastating attacks that knocked out 5% of global crude supply.


Trump vows US 'locked and loaded' if Iran was behind attacks

(Sept 16): President Donald Trump said the US is “locked and loaded depending on verification” that Iran staged the attack on major Saudi Arabian oil facilities, an assertion already made by his secretary of state and backed by administration official

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Oil prices soar 10% after attack on Saudi facilities hits global supply

SEOUL/NEW YORK (Sept 16): Oil prices retreated on Monday after hitting their highest since May at the open, on fears over supply disruptions following an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities on Saturday that cut more than 5% of global oil supply.

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Attack on Saudi oil plant is what everyone feared

(Sept 15): Middle East geopolitics have come back with a vengeance to hit the oil market. What everybody feared has happened. An attack has penetrated the defenses of Saudi Arabia’s massive Abqaiq oil processing facility, the heart of the kingdom’s oi