Saudi Arabia Uses 600,000 Barrels a Day Oil Products, Watan Says

Saudi Arabia uses 600,000 barrels a day of heavy oil, diesel and other petroleum products to produce 50 percent of the kingdom’s electricity, al-Watan newspaper reported, citing Electricity & Co-Generation Regulatory Authority Governor Abdullah al-Shehri.

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