Inside Story

How will Saudi Arabia respond to attacks on its oil plants?

Drone attacks have forced the world’s largest oil exporter to cut production in half.

It’s being described as an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply.

Oil prices are expected to rise after Saudi Arabia was forced to cut production in half.

Houthi rebels in Yemen say their latest drone attacks knocked out the world’s largest crude processing plant.

Iran is dismissing US accusations that it was responsible.

Is the possibility of a war between Iran and the Saudis increasing?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra


Hussain AlBukhaiti – Yemeni journalist

Simon Mabon – Director, Richardson Institute for Peace Studies, Lancaster University

Josh Young – Portfolio manager, Bison Interests, an energy investment firm