Construction is completed in SATORP
The Saudi Aramco total refining and petrochemical company(SATORP), a joint venture with France’s Total, SATORP is a 400,000 bpd, conversion refinery, with integrated petrochemical production, converting Arabian Heavy crude oil into high quality products, including: gasoline, kerosene and diesel, as well as petrochemical products, such as benzene and propylene. The SATORP refinery is also the first producer of petroleum coke and paraxylene in the Kingdom.
Midyan project is launched in Tabuk
Saudi Aramco launched its first project in the Tabuk region in the Kingdom’s Northwest, where procurement and construction work for a gas plant in the Midyan gas field is underway. When the facility is fully operational, it will be capable of producing and processing 75 million scfd of nonassociated gas and 4,500 bpd of condensate.
Five new oil and gas fields were discovered
We added three new oil and two gas discoveries to our portfolio, this included Al-Haryd oilfields in the Red Sea, in addition to our previous gas find at Shaur, and in our core operational areas, we found oil in Duhul and Salsa, and discovered new conventional gas fields at Turayga, in the Rub’ Al-Khali and at Mihwaz in Central Saudi Arabia. These discoveries are integral to supporting our critical gas business, which is geared toward meeting the Kingdom’s domestic energy needs and powering industrial development.
Manifa project is launched
The Manifa crude oil increment has been a monumental achievement in company history in terms of production, technology, and manpower. The project achieved 500,000 bpd capacity, and will have the capacity to produce 900,000 bpd of Arabian Heavy crude oil, 90 million scfd of gas, and 65,000 bpd of condensate. It will also deliver feedstock to Jubail and Yanbu’. The project consists of 41 kilometers of causeways, three kilometers of bridges, 27 drilling islands, 13 offshore platforms, 15 onshore drill sites, water supply wells, injection facilities, multiple pipelines, and a 420 MW heat and electricity plant.