Oil prices jump after 'attack' on tankers in Gulf of Oman | 2019-06-13

Oil prices jump after 'attack' on tankers in Gulf of Oman

AFP

13th June, 2019 04:36:48 printer

Oil prices jump after 'attack' on tankers in Gulf of Oman

 

Oil prices spiked by about three percent on Thursday after a reports of an "attack" on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

The US Fifth Fleet said it had received two distress calls after a "reported attack on tankers" in the Gulf, while a merchant shipping information service run by Britain´s Royal Navy reported an "incident".

"UK and its partners are currently investigating," the United Kingdom Marine Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on its website, without giving further details.


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