Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 23

9-June-2008

SAUDI ARABIA

Jazan Refinery Project Hits Fresh Snag

The Saudi Ministry of Petroleum has delayed the launch of the Request for Proposals (RFP) phase for its 250,000-400,000 b/d Jazan private refinery project in the far southwest of the country. The RFP was to have been issued in April, but a press statement would not give any details beyond procedural activities as being responsible for the delay(MEES,7 April). We are waiting for direction from...