Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih said that a unit of a natural gas plant in the Saudi oil field of Shaybah was attacked by drones, causing limited damage, without any human injuries.
The news agency quoted the Saudi Minister Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, that the attack was carried out yesterday morning «by drones drones booby-trapped, and resulted in a fire that was controlled after leaving limited damage, and no human injuries»; stressing that The kingdom's oil production and exports have not been affected by this terrorist act. “This targeting of vital installations targets not only the Kingdom, but also the security of the world's energy supplies, and therefore poses a threat to the global economy. This cowardly attack highlights once again the importance of the international community's response to all terrorist actors carrying out such sabotage, including Houthi Iran - backed Yemen.
Saudi Aramco said its response teams "controlled a limited fire yesterday morning at one of Shaiba gas plant facilities. The accident did not cause any injuries."
The company confirmed in a press statement that «the supply of its customers of crude oil was not affected as a result of this incident».