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Saudi's new refining might gives it an edge in Opec

It has stakes in more than 5m bpd of refining capacity, landing it a place among global oil products leaders

Aramco has added more than one million bpd in capacity through a controlling stake in South Korea's S-Oil.


SAUDI Arabia's rapid transition into one of the world's largest oil refiners adds an extra dimension to the oil exporter's role as the driver of Opec (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) policy.

When it attends Opec's next meeting, it does so with major new