16 Sep 2019

Oil prices soar after attack on Saudi oil facilities

President Trump has declared the United States is “locked and loaded” and ready to respond over the drone strikes on two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, as US officials blamed Iran for the attack, revealing satellite images they claimed contained evidence to support it. Iran has continued to deny any involvement The price of oil has soared by 10 per cent since the strikes, which struck at the heart of Saudi’s oil infrastructure.