Saudi Aramco taps Axens for Jazan Refinery & Terminal project

Source: Axens

Axens' technologies have been selected by Saudi Aramco for its Jazan Refinery & Terminal Project in Saudi Arabia. 

The refinery, scheduled to be commissioned in December 2016, will have a capacity of 400,000 BPSD. The units under Axens design are the naphtha hydrotreating for feedstock purification; aromizing - CCR Reforming for aromatics production; C5/C6 isomerization unit to provide a high octane component for the gasoline pool; and the ParamaX complex enabling to produce high purity paraxylene and benzene.

These units are designed and integrated to maximize the gasoline production and the aromatics throughput for petrochemical use. 

The Gas Oil desulfurization hydrotreater (Prime-D) is also under Axens design. This Prime-D unit – one of the world’s largest – will produce ultra low sulfur diesel (ELSD) with less than 10 ppm of sulfur.

The refinery will deliver gasoline and diesel that meet Euro V specifications.



Whitepapers

Pervasive Governance: Rethinking Traditional Approaches to Information Governance for Oil & Gas

Information is an organization’s most important strategic asset – the “lifeblood” of the organiza...

OSHA 1910.269 Are You Regulation Ready?

Read this Q&A to learn about changes to federal regulations and how to select FR garments for...

AVEVA’s Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations

There is constant, intensive change in the capital projects and asset life cycle management. New ...

On the Radar: EMC Supplier Exchange

This report addresses key issues for managers of complex contracts in energy and engineering. Thi...

Webcasts

Adding GPS vehicle management to your team

A GPS fleet management system can be a highly effective tool to help lower costs, improve productivity, and manage your vehicles more efficiently. But with many vendors and prod...
( 09/01/2015 / 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time / 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time / 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 17:00 GMT )
Sponsored by

Transforming the petroleum supply chain with the Internet of Things

The equipment involved in producing, moving, refining and selling petroleum is expensive, and rugged, and comes from hundreds of manufacturers. Enhanced by the Internet of Thing...
Sponsored by

Connected Decision-Making: Improving Asset Operations Through Comprehensive Information Management

Energy asset operators are faced with a paradigm today: increase efficiency and reliability levels while fighting to extend the lifespan of these aging asset. To meet these oppo...
Sponsored by

Latest Energy Jobs

View more Job Listings >>