About Our Company

We aspire to safely achieve best in class performance, maximizing profitability, with commitment to our people and community.

Success will be measured by bench marking against Solomon top 10% for:

  • Availability.
  • Utilization
  • Maintenance index
  • Manpower index (Long Term)
  • Non energy costs (CASH)

SASREF Board Members

Meet Our Board Members

  • Mohammed Y. Al-Qahtani
    Chairman of the Board
  • Andrew Crow
    Board Member
  • Abdullah Al-Mansour
    Board Member
  • Greg Willms P.E.
    Board Member
  • Michael Noll
    Board Member
  • Nawaf Al-Dabal
    Board Member
  • Majdi Al-Qahtani
    Board Secretary
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SASREF Top Managements

Meet Our leaders

Hussain A. Al-Qahtani


Roelof Heezen

Executive Vice President

History Of SASREF

Let Us Tell You Our Story


Foundation of Our Company

Pertomin and Shell signed a joint agreement to establish a refinery complex.



Construction of the refinery started


first unit

completion of the refinery and start-up of the first unit.



Inaugurated on the 23rd of December 1986 by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Fahad Bin Abdulaziz. SASREF was envisioned as one of the most modern refineries in the world.


Over 305,000 barrels

Debottlenecking from 250,000 to 305,000 barrels per day.



In February 1989, Saudi Arabian Marketing and Refining Company (SAMAREC) took over Petromin's share.


Saudi Aramco

In July 1993, Saudi Aramco took over SAMAREC's share.

Our Values


We are committed to proactively operate and work safely.


We retain/attract talented workforce through fair and consistent development, empowerment and recognition schemes.


We conduct our business transparently at the highest ethical standards according to our Code of Conduct and company policies & procedures with all stakeholders.


We all take the ownership to continually improve our refining operation efficiently to be best in class performer.

Our Mission

  • We are committed to the safest, most efficient operation of the refinery, incorporating the best work practices with minimum harm to the environment.

  • We aim to maximize profits and are determined to develop a professional, competent and highly trained workforce with emphasis on developing Saudi nationals to play full and productive roles at all levels.

  • We encourage teamwork, initiative and the achievement of potential in an atmosphere of mutual respect and reliance.