Jacobs wins engineering services contract for Yasref Petroleum Refinery
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. through its local subsidiary in Saudi Arabia, Jacobs ZATE, has been awarded a three-year, general engineering services (GES) contract from Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company Ltd. (YASREF) to help optimize the production at Yasref’s Yanbu Industrial City facilities in Saudi Arabia.
Jacobs will provide a range of services, from basic engineering to Front End Engineering Design (FEED), detailed design, procurement through to construction management, commissioning sup- port and handover for a portfolio of YASREF’s capital expenditure projects for the Yanbu refinery.
The YASREF full conversion refinery is the key facility in Yanbu Industrial City, covering about 5.2 million square meters. YASREF uses 400,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of Arabian heavy crude oil to produce premium transportation fuels, as well as high-value refined products. The facility became operational in 2014 to reliably supply domestic and international markets with high quality, clean refined products and fuels.