BUZZ-European oil stocks: Rise as Saudi attack lifts crude prices

Europe's oil and gas index gains as much as 1.7% in early trading

  

** Europe's oil and gas index gains as much as 1.7% in early trading, as brent crude futures climb above $70 a barrel for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

** Austria's OMV rises 3%, while BP and Amsterdam-listed Shell

** Paris-listed shares of TechnipFMC jump around 6%, CGG is up 5%, steel pipemaker Vallourec 3%, while SBM Offshore , Vopak and Aker BPare up around 2%

** Yemen's Houthi forces fired drones and missiles at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry on Sunday, including a Saudi Aramco facility vital to petroleum exports.

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