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FBI Warns of Attacks on Refiners; Reaction Muted

The FBI said on Thursday it had given Texas oil refiners a new warning about possible terror attacks coinciding with U.S. elections in November, but reaction from the industry and world oil markets was muted. The advisory, issued on Tuesday, was based on “very raw intelligence” from overseas sources, said Bob Doguim, spokesman for the Houston FBI office. “It was specific only to the extent that it was oil refineries and Texas,” Doguim said. “Beyond that it is really very vague and we haven’t been able to corroborate it yet.” Nonetheless, refiners were warned because it was “the responsible thing to do,” he said. Full Story

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