Bahrain pipeline re-opens after ‘vandalism’: Aramco


Saudi oil giant Aramco on Monday said it had resumed operations at its Bahrain pipeline, days after it was shut down over a fire which Manama called a “terrorist” act.

“Operations in the pipeline between the Dhahran pumping station and the Bapco refinery, in the Kingdom of Bahrain, have resumed,” the official Saudi SPA news agency quoted the oil giant as saying.

Saudi Aramco linked the fire to “vandalism”.

Bahrain blamed a “terrorist” act for Saturday’s fire near the capital Manama, and Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa accused Iran of responsibility.

A spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry rejected the accusation.

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Source: MailOnline