Saudi Arabia: World-Class Refinery Worley Parsons Awarded GES Contract by Yasref
Worley Parsons has been awarded a General Engineering Service (GES) contract by Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (Yasref) to help optimize the production of its facilities.
Dammam/Saudi Arabia — The engineering services provider will offer all engineering & consultancy services for the refinery, which includes feasibility studies, basic/concept studies, detailed engineering, procurement and construction support, and pre-commissioning/commissioning assistance. The services will be provided from Yanbu office with the support from Dammam team.
The Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and China Petrochemical Corporation, is a world-class, full-conversion refinery that covers about 5.2 million m2 in the Yanbu Industrial City. It is the key anchor project in Yanbu.
Yasref uses 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) of Arabian heavy crude oil to produce premium transportation fuels, as well as high-value refined products for both international and domestic markets. It became operational in September 2014.
The Australian company has been working with Yasref the last couple of years under a short form contract.