Jacobs Engineering selected by Yasref in Saudi Arabia for optimization services
Jacobs Engineering, through its local subsidiary in Saudi Arabia, Jacobs ZATE, has been awarded a three-year, general engineering services contract from Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining 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, detailed design, procurement through to construction management, commissioning support and handover for a portfolio of YASREF's capital expenditure projects for the Yanbu refinery. YASREF uses 400,000 bpd of Arabian heavy crude oil to produce premium transportation fuels. The facility became operational in 2014.