Jubail & Yanbu Review

While Riyadh is the administrative and political capital of Saudi Arabia, and the vast desert provinces of the east and southeast are home to its oil wealth, it is the two coastal cities of Jubail and Yanbu that form the country’s industrial heart JUBAIL and Yanbu, which contribute 11.5 per cent of Saudi Arabia’s nonoil GDP, have attracted investments worth SR780 billion ($208 billion) so far, a sparkling example of a Gulf country diversifying its economy away from oil production...






The Saudi giant has always taken a proactive approach to align with the policies of the government to ensure the desired responsiveness to the needs of the country IRRESPECTIVE of what the global economic conditions may be, the manufacturing sector remains a key part of any national economy; and Sabic, as a world-leading manufacturer, is a strategic enabler of growth and job creation, playing a decisive part in Saudi Arabia’s socio-economic development...






Saudi Arabia has increasingly focused on developing its non-associated gas reserves to meet rising demand for power, desalination and petrochemicals SAUDI Aramco’s drilling effort in the Red Sea, a shallow-water well, has been a “success, with good gas production,” CEO Khalid Al Falih says adding that drilling is underway in the Saudi Red Sea deepwater...






SHELL Global Solutions International has signed a gasification licensed technology agreement with Saudi Aramco, the fully integrated energy and chemicals company, for the largest residue gasification unit to ever be built...






The kingdom has drafted an ambitious plan to reduce sulphur content in diesel and gasoline to 10 ppm and to lower benzene content in gasoline to 1 per cent LEGISLATION mandating decreased emissions and lower levels of airborne pollutants is coming into effect all over the world. In response, refiners are implementing operational and processing changes to reduce sulphur levels in transportation fuels...






Saudi Aramco has conducted geophysical surveys in the Red Sea basin since 2009, mostly in the shallow waters off the Tabuk province, which have been encouraging SAUDI Aramco in October announced it had made a gas discovery about 26 km off the coast of Duba in Tabuk Province on the Red Sea coast. Test wells for a non-associated gas field brought back promising results and Saudi Aramco believes it can fast-track development within the next four years. The Red...






Helping to ensure the best service and support to its customers, DS&LD launched a special customer care centre working around the clock in Saudi Aramco SAUDI Aramco has built its reputation on providing energy to the world, but through its Domestic Sales and Logistics Department (DS&LD), the company provides energy in Saudi Arabia, selling refined petroleum products and liquefied and natural gas to local customers and beneficiaries, building...






The continued evolution of Saudi Aramco’s in-house developed reservoir simulator tool, GigaPOWERS, has allowed engineers to virtually look inside a reservoir SINDING new and novel approaches to maximising the potential of its oil and gas reserves has energy company Saudi Aramco pursuing technology advances that can enhance recovery rates. The company’s research and development activities are also extending to unconventional sources of energy recovery...






Manifa is about 130 kilometres north of Jubail and currently processing 900,000 barrels per day, making it one of Saudi Aramco’s largest oil producing fields SAUDI Aramco has trained 55 engineers to work in its Manifa oil fields after an intensive training, officials say...






Bank loans are still growing rapidly in Saudi Arabia because of strong economic growth; lending to the private sector climbed 15.6 per cent from a year earlier in February to $272 billion. But sukuk issuance is now expanding much faster SAUDI Arabia’s bond market is taking off as local companies rush to issue debt, though low returns are keeping foreign investors on the sidelines...






The safety valve manufacturer’s operations have won ASME certification and Saudi Aramco’s approval THE safety valve manufacturer Leser has been awarded ASME certification for its operations in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The facility was certified after meeting ASME National Board’s quality requirements in an audit carried out in April 2013. From now on, Leser will now be able to supply safety...






BELTS Store Co has been operating in Saudi Arabia and the neighbouring Gulf countries since 1959, providing products and services with high level of business standards. Headquartered in Dammam in Saudi Arabia, the company has established mutually beneficial relationship with a vast range of clients...






Diversified business group Al Mutawa Holding is aiming to transform itself into one of the biggest conglomerates in Saudi Arabia ESTABLISHED in 1948, the Dammam-based Al Mutawa Holding is aiming to build its group into one of the biggest diversified conglomerates in Saudi Arabia...






The global energy major kicks off a dialogue on world’s energy sector and unveils the long-term trends shaping the world’s energy supply, use and needs at the International Energy Forum in Riyadh WITH global energy demand projected to increase by as much as 80 per cent by 2050, Shell has kicked off a dialogue with senior officials from various public and private organisations in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia at the International Energy Forum (IEF) to share results of its global outlook on long-term...






Hempel is working with many of Saudi Arabia’s leading firms, including Saudi Aramco, Sabic, SEC and SWCC HEMPEL Paints is the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of high performance coatings for the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry...






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