|16 September, 2019

Operations at two Saudi oil refineries slashed by up to 40% - traders

An attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities at the weekend halved the kingdom's production.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Refining and petrochemical facilities of Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co. are seen near Jeddah.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Refining and petrochemical facilities of Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co. are seen near Jeddah.

REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

LONDON- Operations at Saudi Arabia's SASREF and PetroRabigh oil and petrochemical refineries have been slashed by up to 40%, two trading sources said, citing oil research firm IIR.

An attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities at the weekend halved the kingdom's production.

(Reporting by Ahmad Ghaddar and Ron Bousso; Editing by Angus MacSwan) ((Ahmad.Ghaddar@thomsonreuters.com; +442075424435; Reuters Messaging: ahmad.ghaddar.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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