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October 26, 2021

Saudi Aramco Jazan Complex, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Saudi Aramco Jazan Complex is an upcoming petrochemical complex located in Jazan, Saudi Arabia. The complex is expected to commence commercial operations in 2024 and is likely to have an annual petrochemical capacity of 3.7mtpa. The plants in this complex are operated by Pan-Asia Saudi and Saudi Arabian Oil.


Details of key upcoming projects in Saudi Aramco Jazan Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with some of the key upcoming plants including Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) Plant (0.2mtpa), Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Polyethylene Terephthalate Plant 1 (0.5mtpa), Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Polyethylene Terephthalate Plant 2 (0.5mtpa), Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Plant 1 (1.25mtpa), and Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Plant 2 (1.25mtpa).

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The complex also includes Saudi Aramco Jazan Benzene Plant, and Saudi Aramco Jazan Xylene Plant for which the capacity information is not available/reported.

The technology and operator details for some of the key upcoming plants are as follows:

Plant Name Operator Technology
Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) Plant Pan-Asia Saudi
Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Polyethylene Terephthalate Plant 1 Pan-Asia Saudi
Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Polyethylene Terephthalate Plant 2 Pan-Asia Saudi
Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Plant 1 Pan-Asia Saudi Invista PTA Technology
Pan-Asia PET Resin Jazan Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Plant 2 Pan-Asia Saudi Invista PTA Technology

Key Products Capacity – Saudi Aramco Jazan Complex, 2021-2030

The complex is expected to produce key products such as purified terephthalic acid (PTA), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and polybutylene terephthalate (PBT).

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) accounts for major capacity share i.e., 67.6% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 2.5mtpa, followed by polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) with 27% (1mtpa) and 5.4% (0.2mtpa) respectively.

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.

Methodology

Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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