U.S. blames Iran for Saudi oil attacks

Sept 16 (Reuters) - An attack on Saudi Arabia that shut 5%
of global crude output caused the biggest surge in oil prices
since 1991, after U.S. officials blamed Iran and President
Donald Trump said Washington was "locked and loaded" to
retaliate.
Below is a list of the latest news stories, market reaction
and analysis:

LATEST NEWS
> Big oil price surge after U.S. "locked and loaded"
> Iraqi PM receives phone call from Pompeo
> Iran dismisses U.S. claim it was behind attacks
> Britain says not entirely clear who behind attacks
> China says can't apportion blame without facts
> Yemen's Houthis say Aramco plants still a target
> Germany analysing who is behind Saudi attacks
> Iran says U.S. bases, ships in range of missiles
> Iraq denies its territory used to launch attack
> Kuwait says it's probing drone sighting
> Iran hardliners seen gaining over attacks
> UAE waiting for Saudi conclusions on attack
> France condemns attacks on Saudi oil facilities

OIL INDUSTRY IMPACT
> Russia says enough global oil inventories
> OPEC says too early for oil action after attacks
> Saudi Aramco's trading arm seeks oil products
> OPEC, IEA heads discuss oil market development
> Aramco may take months to resume normal output
> Saudi Aramco tells clients oil loading has resumed
> Attacks may not cut exports dramatically-Barclays
> S.Korea will consider release of oil reserves
> Aramco tells Indian refiners no supply shortage
> U.S. shale unlikely to quickly replace lost supply


MARKET REACTION
> Oil surges after attack on Saudi oil facilities
> Saudi stocks claw back from losses
> Oil attacks send Saudi bonds to multi-week lows
> Gold up 1% as Saudi attacks lift safe-haven bets
> European shares fall after Saudi attacks

ANALYSIS, COLUMNS, FACTBOXES
> ANALYST VIEW-Attacks raise spectre of $100 oil
> FACTBOX-Saudi oil attack and global inventories
> FACTBOX-Attacks, incidents stoking Gulf tensions
> COLUMN-Will the lessons of attack be learned?
> BREAKINGVIEWS-Drones detonate Aramco IPO hopes
> EXPLAINER-Attack cuts world spare oil capacity



First Published: 2019-09-16 01:23:32
Updated 2019-09-16 11:44:03


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