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Aramco: We’ll Fully Recover From Attacks By End-November


Aramco will have its oil production capacity fully restored happen by the end of next month, chief executive and chairman Amin Nasser said at an industry event in London as quoted by CNBC.

A report by Reuters from late September had quoted sources familiar with the matter as saying the Saudi major had restored its oil production to levels from before the attacks on oil infrastructure on September 14, and that its capacity had been increased to 11.3 million bpd—a figure it will not use for the time being thanks to the oil production cuts. Now Saudi Arabia is saying that it will have its capacity restored to 12 million bpd—the level will bring its capabilities back to what they were before the attacks.

Oil prices spiked following the attacks on an oil field and a processing facility, which Houthi rebels from Yemen took responsibility for. But Saudi Arabia and the United States blamed it on Iran. The spike did not last long, though, not least because of those earlier assurances that production—and production capacity—would come back online quickly.

Yet there were doubts: contractors contacted by Aramco told the Wall Street Journal there was no way that the lost 5.7 million bpd in production capacity could be restored so quickly because some of the lost equipment had yet to be manufactured, delivered and installed.

Nasser’s statement will likely be negative for prices: benchmarks are on a downward swing because of growing concern about global oil demand. This concern has become so strong that traders largely brushed off news about intensifying protests in Iraq and more protests in Ecuador, which has already forced the minor OPEC producer to cut oil output.

Brent and WTI were both up at the time of writing, although moderately. The assurance of Aramco’s CEO that capacity to the tune of 12 million bpd would be fully restored by end-November is unlikely to add fuel to this climb.

By Irina Slav for


8 Comments on "Aramco: We’ll Fully Recover From Attacks By End-November"

  1. on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 3:04 am 

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  2. Theedrich on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 4:33 am 

    The Democrat Party has gone stark raving mad.  Not that the Repubs are all that much better.  It is just that they have retreated to a state of whimpering and question-dodging, while the Dems are defecating on the walls of Congress (and the Leftist media have turned into the fæx populi ).  Both parties have contributed equally to the self-destructive squandering of the national future.  It’s called “reaching across the aisle.”  Meanwhile the Republicrat political class enriches itself beyond imagination, as the military-industrial complex gorges itself on public moneys creating light-sabers for the next war and the Lefties import more outhouselings and brain poisons from Planet 3.

    The damage done to Araby’s Abqaiq oil spigot by the Houthi attack last month is only a small harbinger of what is coming as the global economy maxes out.  “Growth” is now stalling, and within half a decade will begin its inexorable and irretrievable decline, despite all of the fancy economic tricks by the Fed and the world’s other central banks.  Small problems will appear everywhere and multiply, coagulating into massive downturns with unpredictable results.

    A barely noticeable preview:  California’s main utility company, PG&E, is now in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and the resulting, rotating “Public Safety Power Shutoff” fun leaves the State’s citizens literally powerless for days on end.  Ultra-woke CA governor Gavin Newsom blames PG&E “corruption” for the misery, completely ignoring the role of global warming.  After all, it could not be that his State has exceeded all rational bounds of civilized governance.

    But then, Newsom is just following the Dem strategy of promising freebies to all and sundry, citizens or not.  And the masses love him for it.  Of course, he means well.  So ask not whither the Road of Good Intentions leads.

  3. JuanP on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 4:59 am 

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  5. Davy on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 6:47 am 

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    “JuanP on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 4:59 am Two Weeks In, Impeachment Is Becoming More Popular”

  6. Davy on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 6:58 am 

    IMA JuanP. How’s your evacuation plans going? Don’t stay to long my freind. This shit could blow up REAL quick like. My jets all fuelled up and ready to leave at a moments notice. I even picked up new skivies fer the goat.

  7. JuanP the troll on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 7:04 am 

    When JuanP get’s pissed the ID theft starts rolling. LMFAO. JuanP has gone to the maximum of what a troll can do on an unmoderated forum and completely failed. Double lol

    Davy said IMA JuanP. How’s your evacuation plans going? Don’…

  8. Davy the troll on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 7:09 am 

    When Davy get’s pissed the ID theft starts rolling. LMFAO. Davy has gone to the maximum of what a troll can do on an unmoderated forum and completely failed. Double lol

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