Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 23

4-June-2007

SAUDI ARABIA

Nama/Petronas Is Joint Venture Frontrunner For Jazan Refinery Project

A joint venture between Saudi Arabias Nama Chemicals and Malaysias Petronas is the frontrunner to develop the Jazan refinery project, which has been under study by the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals since late last year, MEES learns. Plans to establish a refinery in Jazan were first announced by Saudi King Abd Allah ibn Abd al-Aziz on 4 November 2006 (MEES, 13...