Saudi Arabia’s Shaybah oil field, the target of a drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Saturday [File: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters]
A drone attack claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels has sparked a fire in a remote Saudi oil and gas field but has caused no casualties or disruption to production, state-owned energy company Saudi Aramco said.
“Saudi Aramco’s response team controlled a limited fire this morning at the Shaybah natural gas liquefaction facility,” the energy giant said on Saturday.
“There were no injuries and no interruptions to Saudi Aramco’s oil operations.”
A Houthi military spokesman said earlier on Saturday that the group targeted the Shaybah oil field with 10 drones in what he said was the “biggest attack in the depths” of the kingdom, the world’s