Jubail & Yanbu Review 2015

Sadara, Saudi Arabia’s prime initiative to support industrial diversification by extending key value chains downstream, will significantly boost the contribution of the industrial cities of Jubail and Yanbu which together makes up 12 per cent of the kingdom’s GDPThe volume of investments injected...






The firm has started a new in-house feasibility study for an integrated mixed-feed cracker that will produce 4,110 tpd of ethylene and 1,370 tpd of propyleneThe second phase of the Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Company (Satorp) development in Saudi Arabia’s Jubail Industrial City...






The project is Saudi Arabia’s first venture into petrochemicals based on naphtha feedstocks. It will offer a broader portfolio of products for downstream consumptionThe Sadara mega project in Jubail is over 90 per cent complete and is well on its way to becoming the world’s largest integrated...






The company will build 10 modular units, which will incorporate its Kristal ultrafiltration membrane technology for seawater reverse osmosis desalinationSingapore-based Hyflux Group, one of the world’s leading technology-driven environmental companies focusing on water and power solutions, has...






PGII sees considerable scope, for example, in the kingdom’s aluminium sector, given ongoing developments at the industrial city of Ras al Khair in the Eastern Province, and in particular the joint venture between Ma’aden-AlcoaAl Khobar-based Pan Gulf Industrial Investments Company (PGII) has through...






The commission’s officials gave an overview of Jubail industrial city since its establishmentThe Royal Commission of Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) held a meeting with a delegation of more than 40 British investors having successful experiences in industrial cities’ management.The delegation was briefed...






In contrast to Satorp, the Yasref refinery cannot run its CDU separately from its secondary units since it has no dedicated pipelines, storage or export facilitiesYanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Co Ltd (Yasref), a joint venture of Saudi Aramco (62.5 per cent) and China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec) (37...






Across the kingdom, the Al Jomaih group – through a joint-venture known as Al Jomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company (Josloc) – markets and sells Shell lubricants now produced at its state-of-the-art blending plant in RiyadhThey say that great products are based on real innovation – and that...






Jizan will be a semi-conversion refinery, making it less complex than the full conversion Satorp and Yasref plants, which have an additional coker unitSaudi Aramco’s 400,000 barrel per day export-oriented refinery in Jizan will begin operations in 2018 at the earliest, but the complexity of the...






One of the longest established and most diverse equipment rental solutions providers, Byrne’s approach of firstly understanding its customers’ challenges and then working with them to drive effective rental solutions has clearly served it wellAlready recognised as one of the longest established and...






The AULT chairman Abdullah Ali Almajdouie reaffirmed that the Union will continue its efforts to serve the road transport sector in the Arab worldThe Arab Union of Land Transport (AULT) at an invitation of the general secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) held its annual board members and...






GE’S Power Conversion business will provide electrical variable speed drive (eVSD) technology including, motors and MV7000 drives, to help power the new Yanbu 3 power and desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. These new systems will increase the efficiency of the desalination plant, reducing the amount...






Having long and firm standing in oil, gas and petrochemicals market, Dar Petro is enriched by its strong engineering background and backed by specialised engineering support from mother company Dar ConsultingSaudi Arabia-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Dar Petro...






The firm has been involved in a large number of projects in the field of design and engineering, urban planning project management and technical manpower servicesADIB Al Zamil & Khalid Al Fouzan Company (Dar Consulting Engineers) was founded in 1997 in Jubail Industrial City to provide design...






EagleBurgmann has won multi-million-dollar equipment supply and maintenance contracts in the kingdom’s oil and gas, refining, chemicals, power and water sectorsAlthough EagleBurgmann has been doing business in Saudi Arabia for over 30 years, in late 2009 the company moved to a new manufacturing...






In a bid to foster the participation of the youth in the process engineering sector, the third edition of the Middle East Process Engineering Conference (Mepec) will host the first ever Middle East regional Chem-E-Car competiton in BahrainAs many as eight Middle East universities will be competing...






Group MD Kevin Brown emphasises the strategic priorities over the next five years, with plans to increase the company’s global coverage, strengthen brand awareness and loyalty and to further invest in the UK’s manufacturing capabilitiesThe 14th Hi-Force business partners conference, recently held in...






In order to better serve companies in the GCC, Trinity Environmental Consultancy set up two offices in Bahrain and Qatar and with a strong, multi-disciplinary team, it assists companies in Saudi Arabia and the GCC with broad environmental issuesIndustrial facilities in Saudi Arabia and throughout...






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