Saudi Aramco ready with $35 bn for India’s refinery project, weeks after oilfield attacks


Saudi Aramco ready with $35 bn for India’s refinery project, weeks after oilfield attacks

Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of Saudi Arabia, has said supply of crude oil to international clients, including India, will not be impacted despite attacks on its two processing facilities in September this year. The firm also remains committed to investing $35 billion in India’s west coast refinery that is set to be constructed in Maharashtra’s Raigad district.

Two of Saudi Aramco’s facilities — at Abqaiq and Khurais — were attacked on 14 September by missiles and drones. While the Kingdom had blamed Iran for the attacks, Tehran has denied any involvement in them.  the attacks in September, Aramco demonstrated its resilience with our rapid recovery and ability to maintain reliable supplies to our global customers.

The company has been able to ensure that not a single shipment to its international customers was cancelled as a result of the attacks,” a senior Saudi Aramco official, who did not wish to be named, told ThePrint. Read More

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