Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical operates the Rabigh cracking refinery, which is located in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by Saudi Arabian Oil, Sumitomo Chemical, and others. The refinery started operations in 1989 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.7. Buy the profile here.

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Maintenance activities at Rabigh cracking refinery

The Rabigh refinery cracking witnessed three incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Rabigh cracking refinery

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About Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical

Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co (Petro Rabigh) carries out the development, construction and operation of an integrated petroleum refining and petrochemical complex. Petro Rabigh was formed as the joint venture of Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical. It processes crude oil and produces gasoline, naphtha, jet fuel, diesel, and fuel oil, and a range of monomers and polymers. The company has the capacity to process light crude oil. The company also produces petrochemicals including mono-ethylene glycol, polyethylene, polypropylene, and propylene oxide. Its products are used in numerous end products such as lubricants, detergents, coolants, resins, paints, anti-freeze, insulation, fibers, film, household appliances, plastics, and packaging, among others. Petro Rabigh is headquartered in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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