Rabigh Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Petro Rabigh (Saudi Aramco & Sumitomo)
  • Website: http://www.petrorabigh.com/
  • Location: on the Red Sea Coast, Saudi Arabia
  • Capacity: 20 million tons/annum & 400,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A large refinery, with high complexity and integrated petrochemicals

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation Unit: 204,000 BPSD.
  • VGO Hydrotreater: 120,000 BPSD (Licensor:AXENS).
  • Hydrogen Production: 73 MMSCFD.
  • HDS: 62,000 BPSD.
  • C4 Alkylation Unit: 22,611 BPSD (Licensor: STRATCO)
  • C4 Isomerization Unit: 22,900 BPSD (Licensor: AXENS)
  • Sulphuric Acid Plant: 160 tpd (Licensor:MONSANTO)
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit: 552 tpd3 (Licensor: JACOBS)
  • Sour Water Strippers: 318,417 kg/h.
  • Amine Regeneration Units: 533 Sm3/h

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery is supplied with local Saudi Crude

Products Produced

  • LPG, Naphtha, Gasoline, Gas Oil, Fuel Oil, Kerosene

Ongoing Projects

Other Information

  • The refinery was originally a topping refinery owned by Saudi Aramco
  • Tecnicas Reunidas had a LSTK Contract for Engineering, Procurement and Construction for the refinery upgrade

History

  • 1990 - Refinery commissioned with 325,000 bpd capacity
  • 2004 - Foster Wheeler Awarded FEED Contract for expansion
  • 2005 - Petro Rabigh JV formed
  • 2008 - IPO completed
  • 2009 - New units come onstream

Relevant Links

  1. Projects, Tecnicas Reunidas
  2. Saipem Refining References
  3. Saipem Atmospheric Crude Distillation Units
  4. Saipem Catalytic Reformer Units
  5. Foster Wheeler Awarded FEED Contract to Develop World-Scale Integrated Refinery/Petrochemical Complex by Saudi Aramco/Sumitomo

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