Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 26

25-June-2007

SAUDI ARABIA

Saudi Aramco Studies New Ras Tanura Refinery To Supply Domestic Market

Saudi Aramco has launched a study for a new refinery at Ras Tanura to help meet surging domestic petroleum product demand. The refinery will be owned 100% by Saudi Aramco and could provide feedstock, such as naphtha, to the massive integrated petrochemicals, chemicals and plastics complex the company is constructing in partnership with Dow Chemical at the same...