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Saudi Arabia: 6 million barrels of oil lost in drone attacks

The government of the United States has released images which it says shows the damage caused by drones in Saturdays attack.The state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco says it lost six million barrels of oil - which would affect six percent of the worlds oil output.However, Saudi Arabias energy minister says it has stockpiles of oil which will be used to offset the loss of production.

.But oil markets havent seen a shutdown on this scale since Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait to start the first Gulf War in 1990 - and its not clear how long repairs will take.Al Jazeeras Scheherazade Gaffoor reports...

News Code: 353249  |  aljazeera
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