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Worlds Largest Oil Processing Facility Attacked by Drone Strike

September 16th, 2019 · 11:51 am @   - 
Date of Occurrence: 14th September 2019
Location: Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia
Event: Drone Attack
Fatalities: 0
Injuries/Displaced: 0

An attack carried out by up to 10 drones on the worlds largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia has crippled the kingdoms daily exports. The 5.7 million barrels per day disruption accounts for nearly half of all Saudi production and 5% of world production. Oil prices after the attack, the largest single day disruption ever, jumped between 10-20%. No injuries have been reported.

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