16 Sep 2019

Strikes on Saudi oil facilities likely to affect petrol prices

From First Up, 5:55 am on 16 September 2019

There are fears that Saturday's drone attacks could push up fuel prices to over 100 US dollars a barrel. Saudi Arabia is the world's largest exporter of crude oil and the strikes on state-run oil plants are expected to cut the kingdom's production by 50 per cent. Indira spoke to the Automobile Association's petrol prices spokesperson Mark Stockdale, and asked him how much of the petrol we use here comes from Saudi Arabia.