Saudi Runs, Product Exports Hit Record As Downstream Push Continues

>  Saudi Arabia’s refineries processed an all-time record 2.22mn b/d of crude in December as the 400,000 b/d Yasref Refinery in Yanbu’, which started trial runs in September, continued to ramp up towards full capacity. The Yasref start-up takes overall Saudi CDU capacity to a record 2.9mn b/d. But with December’s throughputs only 76% of this, more records can be expected in the coming months.

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