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Pentagon prepping report on perpetrator of Saudi oil attacks

Smoke billows from an Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq after a drone attack in Saudi Arabia
Smoke billows from an Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, after the attacks. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

The Pentagon is preparing to release a report on the perpetrator of the attacks against Saudi Arabian oil facilities by Thursday, a U.S. defense official told Bloomberg.

Why it matters: Even though Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility, American and Saudi officials have alleged that Iran carried out the attacks.

Fallout from Saudi Arabia strikes is everywhere

Data: FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals

The attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field Saturday is still reverberating through markets, and it could have long-term implications for much more than the price of crude.

What's happening: Just about every market was moved by the attack and fears or hopes of how it could reprice assets.