Riyadh Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Saudi Aramco
  • Website: http://www.saudiaramco.com/
  • Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Capacity: 6.0 million tons/annum & 120,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation - 40,000 bpd
  • Hydrocracker - 30,000 BPD ,
  • Catalytic reformer - 30,000 BPD
  • Platformer 26,000 BPD
  • Hydrogen Manufacturing Unit
  • Delayed coker
  • Solvent Deasphalting Unit
  • Sulphur Recovery Units - 2*70 T/day
  • Sweetening Units:
    • LPG, Naphtha, Jet Fuel
  • Desulphurisation Units:
    • Naphtha, Jet Fuel

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Supplied with domestic crude oil from the East-West pipeline

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel, Asphalt, Sulphur

Ongoing Projects

  • A clean fuels project is currently underway
  • The objective of this project is to reduce the sulfur content of gasoline and diesel produced by the refinery to 10 parts per million, and to reduce the level of benzene in gasoline.

Other Information

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  • 1981 - Refinery commissioned
  • 2002 - Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for two hydrotreater and power cogeneration plant
  • 2011 - FEED contract awarded for clean fuels project

Relevant Links

  1. Chiyoda Crude Distillation Units
  2. Chiyoda Solvent Deasphalting Units
  3. Chiyoda Hydrocracking Units
  4. Chiyoda Visbreaking Units
  5. Chiyoda Sweetening Units
  6. Chiyoda Vacuum Gas Oil Hydrodesulfurization Units
  7. Chiyoda Hydrogen Manufacturing Units
  8. Chiyoda Vacuum Flasher Vacuum Distillation Units
  9. Chiyoda Catalytic Reforming Units
  10. Chiyoda H2S Removal Units With Amine
  11. Chiyoda Naphtha And Middle Distillate Hydrodesulfurization U
  12. Chiyoda Lubricating Oil Refining Units
  13. Refinery Webpage
  14. Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract by Aramco Overseas Company
  15. Sulphur Recovery Units, Riyadh Refinery
  16. Production of unleaded Gasoline in Riyadh Oil Refinery
  17. Foster Wheeler SOFCON Awarded Contract by Saudi Aramco for Riyadh Refinery Clean Transportation Fuels Project in Saudi Arabia

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