Saudi Aramco Jubail Refinery Company (SASREF) is a Saudi company wholly-owned by Saudi Aramco. The refinery is located in Jubail Industrial city. The refinery processes crude oil into petroleum products for both local and international markets. The production capacity of the refinery is 305,000 barrels per day. The main products are liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), naphtha, kerosene, diesel, fuel oil and sulfur. The refinery employs more than 700 employees, and we are proud that the majority of them are Saudis. We are contributing effectively to be socially and economically responsible.

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.

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.

Business Strategic Objectives

  • To create a work environment that promotes health, safety and security of our people and protection of the environment through compliance with in-house and local regulations and delivery of a world-class HSSE performance.
  • To achieve and sustain top tercile operational performance through effective asset integrity and reliability management.
  • To maximize financial returns to our shareholders by sustaining operational excellence and continuously exploring gross margin improvement opportunities within safe production limits.
  • To consistently attract, retain and develop competent workforce.
  • To achieve sustained cost leadership by promoting accountability and transparency, and explore cost reduction opportunities.

Meet our Board Members

Mohammed Y. Al-Qahtani

Chairman of the Board

Nawaf Al-Dabal

Board Member

Abdullah Al-Mansour

Board Member

Hesham Al-Adel

Board Member

Abdulrahman Al-Enzi

Board Member

President & CEO

Ziyad Al-Juraifani

Ziyad H. Juraifani

President & CEO

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.


100% owned by Saudi Aramco

On 18th of September, Saudi Aramco completed the aquisition of Shell's 50% interest of SASREF. SASREF is now 100% owned by Saudi Aramco