File Photo: Illustrative: A damaged silo at the Saudi Aramco oil facility after a Houthi drone attack in Saudi Arabia s Red Sea city of Jeddah, November 24, 2020. AFP
Saudi Arabia made the announcement in a statement on Monday carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency.
It quoted the Foreign Ministry as saying that ``the international community must assume its responsibility to maintain energy supplies'' in order to ``stand against the Houthis.''
On Sunday, Yemen's rebels launched a series of attacks targeting the kingdom's oil and natural gas production.
Benchmark Brent crude oil stood at over $112 a barrel in trading Monday.