Aramco lets Yanbu refinery contracts

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Aug. 4
-- Saudi Aramco has signed a series of engineering, procurement, and construction contracts for the 400,000-b/d export refinery it plans at Yanbu Industrial City on Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Coast.

The refinery will process Arabian Heavy crude and yield 90,000 b/d of gasoline, 263,000 b/d of ultralow-sulfur diesel, 63,000 tonnes/day of coke, and 1,200 tonnes/day of sulfur.

The contracts:

• Tecnicas Reunidas (Spain)—coker package.

• Saudi Services (Saudi Arabia)—high-voltage electrical package.

• SK Engineering & Construction Co. (South Korea)—crude package.

• Dayim Punj Lloyd (Saudi Arabia)—offsite pipelines package.

• Daelim (South Korea)—gasoline and hydrocracker packages.

• Rajeh H. Al-Marri (Saudi Arabia)—onsite pipeline relocation package.

• ENPPI (Egypt)—tank farm package.

Under a contract awarded earlier, Abdulrahman Al-Shalawi Establishment is preparing the 5.2 million-sq-km site for construction.

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