Eight people were injured after a blaze broke out on Tuesday at a Saudi Aramco oil terminal.

State-owned Saudi Aramco said that a “minor fire” broke at its Ras Tanura oil terminal around 9 a.m. local time on Tuesday.

Saudi Aramco said six contractors and two company employees were treated for injures sustained during the incident.

The company said emergency fire services have fully contained the fire.

Workers in the facility have been evacuated, Saudi Aramco said.

State-owned Saudi Aramco is still investigating the cause of the blaze.

“The company will conduct a thorough investigation to determine the cause,” Saudi Aramco said.

Further details about the incident have not been disclosed.

Saudi Aramco’s oil and gas operations were not impacted by the incident.

The Ras Tanura oil terminal has a refining capacity of 550,000 barrel per day, according to the Associated Press.


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