the UNITED states accuses Iran of being behind Saturday's drone strikes on the two saudi oil facilities.
It writes the UNITED states secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, on Twitter.
- Iran is behind almost 100 attacks against Saudi Arabia, while Hassan Rouhani (Iran's president, ed.) and Javad Zarife (minister of foreign affairs, ed.) pretending to deal with diplomacy, writes Pompeo.
Amid all the talk of de-escalation, Iran has carried out an unprecedented attack against the world's energy reserve.
the Ministry of foreign affairs has not provided any evidence that backs up on pompeo's prosecutor.
pompeo's statements come after a spokesperson for the iranskstøttede houthi rebels in Yemen on Saturday said that the movement was behind the droneangrebene on olieanlæggene in eastern Saudi Arabia.
In a press release to disclose the state oil company Saudi Aramco, that the attacks have destroyed half of Saudi Arabia's oil production.
Aramco writes that the production has been reduced by 5.7 million barrels of crude oil per day.
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This is equivalent to more than five percent of global oil production.
Saudi Arabia is the world's largest oil exporter and shipper of more than seven million barrels of crude oil per day to destinations around the world.
Houthierne has carried out several attacks across the border in the recent past.
the Group refers to the attacks as retaliation for the saudiskledede air strikes in Yemen.
president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, has recently stated that he would meet with Rouhani. Saturday's attack may, however, put an end to the meeting.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, according to the country's state news agency, SPA, said to Trump that of Saudi Arabia 'have the will and ability to confront and take care of this terrorist organization'.
the FACTS: Saudi oil company is a global power
Here are the facts about the great company, which historically has been reluctant to give insight in its operations:
* the Company sat in 2017 on oil reserves equal to 260,2 billion barrels of oil. It is more than if you combine the reserves of Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Total SA.
* Aramco produced 10.3 million barrels of crude oil per day last year. It also produced 1.1 million barrels of liquid natural gas.
* Three-quarters of Aramcos råolieeksport, about 5.2 million barrels of oil per day were delivered to customers in Asia. Here, it is estimated that demand will increase faster than in the rest of the world.
* the Company produces, refines and exports the oil from Saudi Arabia. The refining process takes place also in other parts of the world.
* With the 76,000 employees in 2018 operate the company in both Asia, Europe and South and north America.