Maintenance work at Saudi Arabia’s 126,000 b/d Riyadh refinery is scheduled to conclude any day now. It started on 1 March and was scheduled to last for 80 days (MEES, 3 March). The work includes the construction of new isomerization, naphtha-splitting and diesel hydrotreater units and is slated to reduce the sulfur content of gasoline and diesel. Riyadh is the kingdom’s only inland refinery and receives crude via Petroline (see p8).

Assuming maintenance work is completed on...