Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., through its local subsidiary in Saudi Arabia, Jacobs ZATE, has been awarded a three-year, general engineering services (GES) contract from Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Co. Ltd (YASREF) to help optimise production at Yasref's Yanbu Industrial City facilities in Saudi Arabia.
Jacobs will provide a range of services, from basic engineering to front-end engineering design (FEED), detailed design, procurement, through to construction management, commissioning support and handover for a portfolio of YASREF’s capital expenditure projects for the Yanbu refinery.
The YASREF full conversion refinery is the key facility in Yanbu Industrial City, covering about 5.2 million m2. YASREF uses 400 000 bpd of Arabian heavy crude oil to produce premium transportation fuels, as well as high-value refined products. The facility became operational in 2014, contributing to the Kingdom's vision to reliably supply domestic and international markets with high quality, clean refined products and fuels.
Jacobs has been operating in Saudi Arabia for more than 40 years, developing strong partnerships with the Kingdom's industrial leaders including, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) and Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden). Examples of the company's work in the region include BP Khazzan Oman Gas Field, Sinnovate Smart Technology Hub, Zuluf Gas/Oil Separation Plant FEED, King Abdulaziz Project for Riyadh Public Transport, Sadara Chemical Co., Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport, Ma’aden Wa’ad Al-Shamal Phosphate Co. and numerous infrastructure projects with the Saudi Industrial Property Authority (MODON).
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