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Changing strategy

Aramco has pushed back by a year plans to build a $2 billion clean-fuels plant and put on hold deepwater oil and gas exploration and drilling activities in the Red Sea because their profitability is now in questionSaudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of Saudi Arabia, and the world’s leading producer of crude oil, is looking for ways to cut costs everywhere, from delaying key projects and pushing contractors for better deals on oilwell services to negotiating discounts on its phone and power...

Ruslan makes it possible

In a first of its kind, the company transported a 70-tonne stripping tower from the US to IraqRuslan...

Dammam Shipyard well placed to get new business

Part of the diversified Riyadh-based Al Blagha Group, specialised in running large marine...

Hi-Force launches SBT bolt tensioners

The SBT range from the global manufacturer of high pressure hydraulic tools offers all the features...

Sabic retains expansion plans

Sabic plans to launch this year the $3.4 billion Al Jubail Petrochemical Company (Kemya), a joint...

Jizan start-up seen only by 2018

Construction work on the refinery is scheduled to be complete by end 2017, and then it will take at...

Changing track with $10bn RCF

Aramco has been in discussion with Lanxess, with market talk that it might seek to buy a minority...

Leveraging its feedstock edge

Aramco is pursuing a strategy that identifies advantaged feedstock and optimises the linkages...

Giving refining a firm thrust

The Ras Tanura refinery is Aramco’s biggest, oldest and most complex refinery. Originally founded in...

Saudi Arabia ‘must boost gas output’

The country must find the right balance to address the competing household and industry needs...

Sealing its success

EagleBurgmann Saudi Arabia’s sales have multiplied nearly six-fold since 2010EagleBurgmann, one of...

The legacy that Al Mady leaves

Al Mady will long be remembered for the role he played at the giant Saudi Arabian chemical, metals...

Developing shale gas for power

Saudi Arabia is said to have over 1,000 tcf of non-conventional hydrocarbons, consisting of shale...

Legrand Seico gains ground in the Gulf

As a leading player in the cable management industry, it is now setting the pace in product...




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