Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 46

13-Nov-2006

SAUDI ARABIA

Oil Refinery Study Ordered For $26.7Bn Jazan Economic City

Saudi King Abd Allah ibn Abd al-Aziz on 4 November announced plans to establish an oil refinery in Jazan Economic City (JEC). A feasibility study on the refinery project has been commissioned by the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals. The king was speaking at a ceremony during which he laid the foundation stone for JEC, located north of Jazan city. JEC,...