*One person dead
19 February 2017, Riyadh — State oil giant Saudi Aramco said on Saturday 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.
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 the hospital.
Aramco’s facility in Abqaiq is the world’s largest oil processing facility and the largest crude oil stabilisation plant.
*Reem Shamseddine; editing: Sami Aboudi & Kevin Liffey – Reuters