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Saudi Aramco Responds to Fire in Crude Oil Processing Facility in Riyadh no Impact on Operations


Saudi Aramco emergency response teams have controlled a fire that occurred close to a tank at a crude oil processing facility located in Alwsea’ area, near Riyadh.

This incident happened around 3:00 p.m. Wednesday October 19, 2016. We regret to report that several injuries have occurred, all are being treated.

The Company’s operations are not impacted. The company will release additional information as it becomes available.

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