State oil company says 55 per cent of construction works on refinery had been completed by end of 2016
The 400,000 barrels per day (b/pd) Jizan Refinery reached 55 per cent completion in 2016, and is planning to begin the pre-commissioning of the facility in mid-2018 following completion of the marine terminal, Aramco revealed in its recently published Annual Review 2016.
The overall Jizan refinery scheme includes a marine terminal and an integrated gasification combined-cycle power plant, which will have a capacity of 3.7GW.
In July 2016, MEED reported that construction work on the last major package awarded for the Jizan refinery, the air separation unit facility.
The estimated $2bn contract was awarded in April 2015 to Saudi group Acwa Holding and US-based Air Products, which formed the joint venture Jazan Gas Projects Company (JGPC) to build, own and operate the plant.
You might also like...
A MEED Subscription...
Subscribe or upgrade your current MEED.com package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.