Saudi Arabian Oil operates the Riyadh cracking refinery, which is located in Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Saudi Arabian Oil. The refinery started operations in 1975 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 7.7. Buy the profile here.
Key refinery processes
Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 130
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 40
Hydrocracker (mbd): 30
Reformer (mbd): 30
Hydrotreater (mbd): 94
The capacity of the Riyadh refinery is expected to remain the same as 130mbd by 2030.
Maintenance activities at Riyadh cracking refinery
The Riyadh refinery cracking witnessed two incidents during the period 2017-2022.
Upcoming expansion project at Riyadh cracking refinery
Solvent Deasphalting Unit (CFP Resid Upgrade))
About Saudi Arabian Oil
Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Saudi Aramco) is a state-owned energy and chemical company. It carries out the exploration, production and processing of crude oil and natural gas, refining, fractionation of natural gas, production of petrochemicals, and distribution of petroleum products and natural gas. The company operates wholly-owned domestic refineries and has interests in joint venture refineries with international partners. Saudi Aramco operates through a network of pipelines, bulk plants, air refueling sites and terminals. The company also operates power plants and associated transmission and distribution facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company has subsidiaries and joint ventures across the Americas, Europe and other regions. Saudi Aramco is headquartered in Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.
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