Rabigh Refinery Expansion And Upgrade Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Saudi Aramco/Sumitomo
  • Website: http://www.petrorabigh.com/
  • Wiki Page: Rabigh Refinery
  • Location: Rabigh, Red Sea Coast
  • Capacity: million tons/annum & bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage:
  • Expected Completion: 2009
  • Budget:

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade and Expansion of Petrochemicals
  • Project Summary: A high olefins yield fluid catalytic cracker complex integrated with a world scale, ethane based cracker, producing approximately 1.3 million tons per year of ethylene, 900,000 tons per year of propylene, and 60,000 barrels per day of gasoline as well as other refined products.
  • Main Contractors
    • Foster Wheeler:
      • Front-End Engineering Design (FEED), develop capital and operating cost estimates and prepare bid packages
      • EPC Contract

Refining Units

  • Delayed Coker Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • An extra 1.3 million tons per year of ethylene, 900,000 tons per year of propylene, and 60,000 barrels per day of gasoline

History

  • 2004 - Foster Wheeler Awarded FEED Contract
  • 2005 - Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical sign joint venture agreement to Form the Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co.
  • 2006 - Foster Wheeler Awarded EPC Contract
  • 2009 - Project completed

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Foster Wheeler Awarded FEED Contract to Develop World-Scale Integrated Refinery/Petrochemical Complex by Saudi Aramco/Sumitomo
  2. Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical sign joint venture agreement to Form the Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. - Petro-Rabigh
  3. Foster Wheeler Awarded Major EPC Contract for World-Scale Integrated Refinery/Petrochemical Complex in Saudi Arabia
  4. Petro Rabigh: Start-Up of the Mega Refining & Petrochemical Complex at Rabigh
  5. Technip Refining References

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