Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining operates the Yanbu III coking refinery, which is located in Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by Saudi Arabian Oil and China Petrochemical. The refinery started operations in 2014 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10.1. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 430
Coking (mbd): 117
Hydrocracker (mbd): 124
Reformer (mbd): 84
Hydrotreater (mbd): 261
Isomerization (mbd): 20

The capacity of the Yanbu III refinery is expected to remain the same as 430mbd by 2030.

About Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining

Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Co Ltd (Yasref) is an oil and gas company that offers refining services. The company constructs operates, and manages a conversion refining complex in the Yanbu Industrial City, on the West Coast of Saudi Arabia. Its product portfolio includes heavy crude oil, low-sulfur diesel, gasoline, petroleum coke, pelletized sulfur, and benzene. The company operates a crude distillation unit, delayed cocker unit, hydrocracker unit, diesel hydrotreater, naphtha hydrotreater, benzene extraction unit, sulfur recovery unit, and isomerization unit, among others. The company exports its products across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and American markets. Yasref is headquartered in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.

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