16 septembrie 2019

Global energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as US blames Iran

stripes.com

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Global energy prices spiked Monday by a percentage unseen since the 1991 Persian Gulf War after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record, further fueling heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. American officials released satellite images of the damage at the heart of the kingdom’s crucial Abqaiq oil processing plant and a key oil field, alleging the pattern of destruction suggested [...]