Home / Aramco contains limited pipeline leak in Abqaiq

by Yasmin Helal on Feb 19, 2017

Aramco gave no details on the cause of the leak but said in a statement that it would conduct a thorough investigation.


Aramco gave no details on the cause of the leak but said in a statement that it would conduct a thorough investigation.

State oil giant Saudi Aramco said early this week it had contained a “limited” oil leak from one of its pipelines near Abqaiq that had caused the death of a contractor and injured three other people, including an Aramco employee, according to Reuters.

Aramco gave no details on the cause of the leak but said in a statement that it would conduct a thorough investigation.

It said two of the injured people had been discharged from hospital.

Aramco’s facility in Abqaiq is the world’s largest oil processing facility and the largest crude oil stabilisation plant.


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